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Migraine meds

Research shows migraine and depression medications can be used together safely

Published: February 27th, 2018

A study by Dr. Yulia Orlova published in JAMA Neurology supports the safety of combining two medications (triptans and SSRIs or SNRIs) to treat both migraines and depression.

Read the latest MBI e-newsletter

Published: February 26th, 2018

The spring edition of The Brainstorm features info on the MBI’s outreach and education endeavors, links to news articles featuring MBI members and more.

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Dr. Okun named recipient of 2018 ASENT Presidential Award

Published: February 26th, 2018

Chair of neurology Michael S. Okun, M.D., has been named the recipient of the 2018 American Society for Experimental Neurotherapeutics Presidential Award.

MBI day

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.

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Why treating addiction with medication should be carefully considered

Published: February 6th, 2018

An article by Dr. Scott Teitelbaum featured in The Conversation discusses the use of medication to treat addiction.

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.

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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.

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.