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Brain Tumor Therapy team honored at annual SNO meeting

Published: Nov 20th, 2017

A strong showing by the Brain Tumor Therapy team at this year’s Society for Neuro-Oncology meeting included a Top 5 Poster Award for Drs. Deleyrolle and Hoang-Minh.

What a Parkinson’s diagnosis means for those in their 60s and 70s

Published: Nov 20th, 2017

On Nov. 17, Rev. Jesse Jackson, 76, disclosed his Parkinson’s diagnosis. Dr. Michael Okun, UF neurology chair and Parkinson’s Foundation medical director, says the disease is manageable with personalized treatment.

MBI team’s discovery selected as Hot Topic at SfN meeting

Published: Nov 13th, 2017

Delayed gratification research conducted by Dr. Jennifer Bizon’s lab receives Society for Neuroscience honor at world’s largest source of emerging news about brain science and health.

MBI Research Evening – Pre-SfN Data Blitz

Published: Nov 9th, 2017

On Wednesday, Nov. 8, dozens of researchers from eight departments participated in the McKnight Brain Institute Research Evening — Pre-Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Data Blitz event.

Dr. Michael S. Okun hosts Reddit Science AMA

Published: Nov 3rd, 2017

Okun answers Reddit users’ questions about Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.

A new Siemens 3T MRI/S scanner is part of extensive renovations at the McKnight Brain Institute. The state-of-the-art $3 million scanner that has the strongest gradients available for human imaging, advanced motion correction capabilities and increased scanning flexibility.

MBI opens new state-of-the-art labs

Published: Oct 19th, 2017

Newly renovated high-tech labs supporting cognitive aging and human MRI-based research are now up and running at the MBI.

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 […]

Laura Ranum selected as AAAS fellow

Published: Jan 27th, 2017

Laura P.W. Ranum, Ph.D., director of the UF Center for NeuroGenetics, has been named a fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The honor recognizes those who […]

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 […]