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First MBI Trainee Enhancement Opportunity award winners announced

Published: February 20th, 2018

Congratulations to the first MBI Training Enhancement Opportunity award winners: Abbi Hernandez, Aprinda Indahlastari and Aline C. Oliveira.

Barbara's Dream Fund

Local nonprofit makes gift for dementia research at UF

Published: February 12th, 2018

Barbara Sperrazza was a dietitian and diabetes educator who had the warmest smile and loved to help people. She lost her ability to read, write, speak and eventually swallow due to frontotemporal dementia.

Webinar

Feb. 7: Science AAAS webinar – Deciphering neurodegeneration

Published: February 6th, 2018

Join MBI director Dr. Todd Golde at noon Wednesday, Feb. 7 for this Science AAAS webinar.

Gozal

Feb. 8: MBI Neuromedicine Scholars – Dr. David Gozal

Published: January 25th, 2018

Dr. Gozal kicks off this new lecture series with a discussion about the neurocognitive consequences of sleep apnea and the lessons learned from animal models and children.

TRACS check

Brain injury program gets creative support

Published: January 25th, 2018

Cindy LaRoe, M.D., had to give up her medical practice and her other passion — cycling — after an accident while racing left her with a traumatic brain injury.

Microscope

Feb. 27: MBI Research Evening – One image, 100 words

Published: January 22nd, 2018

Want to show off your image at this month’s MBI Research Evening? The data blitz format will be 1 static slide, 2 minutes per presenter. Please submit to secretary@mbi.ufl.edu by Friday, […]

MBI tour

March 12-18: Brain Awareness Week

Published: January 22nd, 2018

Join the MBI for several events during Brain Awareness Week, including the William G. Luttge Lectureship in Neuroscience, sponsored by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation; the annual conference of the North Central Florida Chapter of the Society of Neuroscience; and school visits.

DBS surgery

DBS shows promise for select Tourette patients

Published: January 16th, 2018

New UF-led worldwide registry shows a 45 percent reduction in tics one year after DBS for patients with Tourette syndrome.

Michela Gallagher

March 15: Luttge Lectureship – Dr. Michela Gallagher

Published: January 11th, 2018

Click here to access a PDF of the flyer for this event, sponsored by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation.

Feb. 8: MBI Neuromedicine Scholar – Dr. David Gozal

Feb. 8: MBI Neuromedicine Scholar – Dr. David Gozal

Published: January 11th, 2018