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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.


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.


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.


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 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