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Hunt for a cure: Facial pain group funds UF’s hunt for cure for trigeminal neuralgia, related neuropathic pain

Published: July 19th, 2017

Researchers from a variety of disciplines at UF are on a mission to cure one of modern medicine’s least understood and most painful conditions: trigeminal neuralgia, or TN. Read the […]

3D modeling helps plastic surgeons, neurosurgeons complete cranial reconstruction

Published: June 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 […]

Explore More: Innovation in Immunotherapy

Published: March 16th, 2017

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of UF’s Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy and head of the Cancer Therapeutics & Immuno-Oncology program at the UF Health Cancer […]

My doctor says there’s a guideline for my treatment – but is it right for me?

Published: March 10th, 2017

Melissa Armstrong, M.D., assistant professor in the department of neurology, writes in a new essay for The Conversation about the use of health care guidelines.

Brain Awareness Week March 13-16

Published: March 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 […]

Laura Ranum selected as AAAS fellow

Published: January 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: January 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: December 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 […]

Understanding the neural mechanisms of cognitive aging

Published: December 5th, 2016

Adam Woods, Ph.D., an assistant professor and assistant program director for UF’s Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory in the MBI, discusses his research using cutting-edge neuroscience methods to investigate the […]