Published: February 4th, 2009
Lucia Notterpek, Ph.D., has been appointed Chair of the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Florida College of Medicine, joining the growing ranks of women who lead basic science […]
Published: December 10th, 2008
University of Florida researchers may have discovered why some brain cells necessary for healthy memory can survive old age or disease, while similar cells hardly a hairsbreadth away die.
Published: August 14th, 2008
More than 5 million children cope with the agonizing ache of ear infection annually, but a new discovery suggests damage to taste nerves caused by the common childhood ailment might increase the risk of obesity later in life, say University of Florida College of Dentistry researchers.
Published: August 13th, 2008
Hubert H. Fernandez, M.D., an associate professor of neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine, co-director of the Movement Disorders Center at the McKnight Brain Institute and director of clinical trials for movement disorders, has been elected co-medical editor of the Web site for the Movement Disorder Society.
Published: August 7th, 2008
Kenneth Heilman, Ph.D., a distinguished professor of neurology at the UF College of Medicine and a member of UF’s McKnight Brain Institute, was elected to honorary membership in the American Neurological Association, the highest honor the ANA can bestow.
Published: July 29th, 2008
Estrogen treatments may sharpen mental performance in women with certain medical conditions, but University of Florida researchers suggest that recharging a naturally occurring estrogen receptor in the brain may also clear cognitive cobwebs.
Published: June 26th, 2008
Dennis Steindler, executive director of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida, was honored for his contributions to neuroscience at a ceremony with officials from the Catholic University in Rome, the university’s teaching hospital — the Gemelli University Polyclinic — and the Italian government.
Published: June 23rd, 2008
The main course was clearly visible on the dinner tray, yet the patient wondered why the hospital only served vegetables.
Published: June 18th, 2008
Researchers studying embryonic stem cells have explored the first fork in the developmental road, getting a new look at what happens when fertilized eggs differentiate to build either an embryo or a placenta.
Published: February 20th, 2008
Mark Gold, M.D., an international authority on addiction medicine, has been named chairman of the University of Florida College of Medicine’s department of psychiatry.