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‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ leads to ALS breakthrough

Published: August 4th, 2016

In an interview with TV-20 News in Gainesville, James Wymer, M.D., Ph.D., professor of neurology at UF Health, discusses a breakthrough in ALS research linked to money raised through the viral “Ice Bucket […]

Michael Jaffee, M.D.

Even presidential candidates need sleep

Published: August 4th, 2016

Sleep is essential for good executive functioning and good general health. So how do candidates keep up the grueling demands of their schedules? Michael S. Jaffee, M.D., vice chair of UF’s […]

UF Health Neuromedicine ranked 21st nationally

Published: August 4th, 2016

UF Health Neuromedicine climbed 19 spots from last year to 21st in the country, according to the 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report adult specialty rankings of the nation’s hospitals. […]

National MagLab hosts coil-building workshop at MBI

Published: June 23rd, 2016

The National MagLab site at the McKnight Brain Institute hosted five scientists from across North America in June to teach the theory and practice of radio frequency (RF) coils. RF […]

Dr. Michael Okun

What is the link between Parkinson’s and Ali’s death?

Published: June 7th, 2016

While Muhammad Ali knocked out a slew of boxing greats inside the ring, his toughest battle was that against Parkinson’s disease. Michael Okun, M.D., chair of the UF Department of Neurology […]

Neuroscience interns present their research

Published: June 1st, 2016

Please join us as the first cohort of the Summer Neuroscience Internship Program “SNIP” students present their research. Thursday, Aug. 4 Noon-2 pm LG-110A/B McKnight Brain Institute  

New UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital to open in 2018

Published: June 1st, 2016

Two new hospitals –  the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital and the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital – are currently under construction and set to become the Southeast’s most advanced center for […]

New MBI fact sheet published

Published: June 1st, 2016

The MBI’s mission is to understand how normal central nervous system development and function contribute to higher cognitive functions, including lifelong learning and memory, through complex interactive neural circuitries that produce all […]

Regina Bussing, M.D., named chair of the UF department of psychiatry

Published: May 31st, 2016

University of Florida College of Medicine leaders have appointed Regina Bussing, M.D., chair of the department of psychiatry. Bussing, a leader in developing comprehensive treatment approaches to attention deficit hyperactivity […]

MBI hosts new McKnight Neuromedicine Scholars Speaker Series

Published: May 2nd, 2016

The Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida has launched a new speaker series as both a training opportunity and a venue to showcase the […]