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2018 MBI Education & Outreach award recipients

Published: June 19th, 2018

This year’s awardees extend over 16 laboratories, seven departments and four colleges.

Stroke awards

UF Health Shands Comprehensive Stroke Center awards ceremony

Published: June 19th, 2018

The annual Gold Plus and Target Stroke Honor Roll Award Ceremony recognized physicians, clinicians and EMS providers who have gone above and beyond in providing exceptional care for stroke patients.


UF Health first in Florida to earn NNDC designation

Published: June 18th, 2018

The NNDC is a consortium of leading academic health centers accelerating research, education and improved treatment options for patients suffering from depression, bipolar disorder and other mood disorders.

June 30: Help 4 HD International H.I.P.E. Day

Published: June 15th, 2018

  Click here to learn more about the event.     

Cancer Research Conference

July 18-19: Cancer Research Conference for High School Science Teachers

Published: June 15th, 2018

Tourette Awareness 34th St Wall Art

Local Tourette supporters featured on BuzzFeed

Published: June 14th, 2018

Group’s contribution to Gainesville’s 34th Street Graffiti Wall in support of Tourette Awareness Month earns spotlight.

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Northwestern Mutual Foundation awards 30K to UF Health research grant

Published: June 14th, 2018

Catherine Flores, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurosurgery, was featured in a multimedia story by WCJB TV20 about an award to fund her research.

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Examining rising suicide rates

Published: June 14th, 2018

See a video and read a Gainesville Sun op-ed by chief of child and adolescent psychiatry and MBI member Dr. Andres Pumariega addressing the suicide epidemic in the U.S.

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Diabetes linked to risk for Parkinson’s disease

Published: June 13th, 2018

Michael Okun, M.D., chair of neurology and National Parkinson’s Foundation medical director, weighs in on new Parkinson’s research in Health Magazine.


Recognizing Risks

Published: June 12th, 2018

Team led by MBI member Dr. Catherine Price assesses brain functions of older patients before surgery.