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New recipients of graduate research fellowship grants for neuroscience research announced

Published: January 8th, 2018

Abbi Helrnandez, a fourth-year graduate student in Dr. Sara Burke’s lab, and Hunter Futch, a second-year graduate student in Dr. Todd Golde’s lab, recently earned Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowships.

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UF research opens new avenue for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Published: January 2nd, 2018

Neuroscientists at UF’s McKnight Brain Institute have validated a potential pathway to halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

Dr. Khoshbouei

Researchers identify drug therapy that could decrease rewarding effect of meth

Published: December 20th, 2017

Neuroscientists at UF’s McKnight Brain Institute have identified a novel way to preventively decrease the reward effects of methamphetamine on the brain using on-the-market medicines

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Sept. 27-29, 2018: 1st Annual Southeastern Neurodegenerative Disease Conference

Published: December 15th, 2017

Abstract submissions will open in March 2018.

Steven Munger

Scents and sensibility

Published: December 13th, 2017

At the McKnight Brain Institute, UF Center for Smell and Taste researchers are working to improve the lives of more than 16 million Americans with smell disorders.

A look inside the MBI Neuromedicine Brain Bank

Published: November 28th, 2017

Dr. Anthony Yachnis explains the importance of brain donation and how the work done at the McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida Neuromedicine Brain Bank advances research.

BTIP team honored at annual SNO meeting

Published: November 20th, 2017

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

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

Published: November 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: November 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: November 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.