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MBI researchers shed light on process of neurodegeneration

Published: Aug 17th, 2017

Over the last few years, there has been great interest in learning more about the proteins that accumulate in brains affected by various neurodegenerative disorders and the idea that these […]

3D modeling helps plastic surgeons, neurosurgeons complete cranial reconstruction

Published: Jun 8th, 2017

Flanked by a surgery resident and a technician, surgeon Jessica Ching, M.D., holds a 3D model of a patient’s skull. She carefully turns the model over in her hands, considering […]

Mental health experts gather to remember Dr. Christensen, champion of the homeless

Published: May 4th, 2017

On the second annual memorial and advocacy day to honor the late Richard C. Christensen, M.D., who selflessly served the homeless for 25 years, numerous members of the psychiatry community […]

Brain Awareness Week March 13-16

Published: Mar 1st, 2017

Brain Awareness Week 2017 kicks off March 13 with the fifth annual William G. Luttge Lectureship in Neuroscience, sponsored by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation. This year’s speaker is James […]

Sara Burke to receive APA award

Published: Jan 27th, 2017

Sara N. Burke, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of neuroscience, has been selected as a recipient of the 2017 American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award in the area […]

How to know when holiday drinking is hurting your brain

Published: Dec 20th, 2016

UF Health psychiatrist Jamie Smolen, M.D., writes about the effects of alcohol use on the brain in a new essay that’s getting picked up by news outlets nationwide. Dr. Smolen […]

Powerful new 3T MRI comes to the MBI

Published: Nov 30th, 2016

The Siemens 3T MRI/S is a state-of-the-art $3 million scanner that has the strongest gradients available for human imaging, advanced motion correction capabilities and increased scanning flexibility. The new 3T will […]

Ken Marx named new MBI director of operations

Published: Aug 29th, 2016

The MBI welcomes Ken Marx as its new director of operations. Marx, who previously served as chief administrator for UF’s department of emergency medicine for 15 years, succeeds Kelly Sharp, […]

New console for the 11.1 tesla

Published: Aug 16th, 2016

In August at the MagLab, engineers installed a new “control center” for one of our magnet systems that will result in faster experimental set-up times, more sensitive readings and detailed information […]

Biomarker breakthrough could improve Parkinson’s treatment

Published: Aug 16th, 2016

A new, non-invasive way to track the progression of Parkinson’s disease could help evaluate experimental treatments to slow or stop the disease’s progression. University of Florida researchers used functional magnetic […]