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April 27: Third Annual Richard C. Christensen Memorial Lecture & Advocacy Day

Published: April 7th, 2018


Fixel Center earns Lewy body dementia designation

Published: April 3rd, 2018

Learn about this designation and how a couple found peace due to a correct diagnosis and a multidisciplinary team led by Dr. Melissa Armstrong.

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MBI Brain Awareness Week concludes with SfN Conference

Published: March 23rd, 2018

The MBI’s Brain Awareness Week events concluded Friday, March 16 with the eighth annual North Central Florida Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Conference.


March 21, 2018: Brain Awareness Lecture

Published: March 20th, 2018

At 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, the Rhoton Lecture Series continues at the Cade Museum with a celebration of “neurosurgical giant” Albert Rhoton, M.D. who served as University of Florida […]


See highlights from the MBI’s Brain Awareness Week Homeschool Day

Published: March 16th, 2018

UF Neuroscience students led brain tricks, taste tests and art projects with local homeschool students.


Dr. James Wymer discusses ALS

Published: March 16th, 2018

Following legendary physicist Stephen Hawking’s passing after battling ALS for more than 50 years, Dr. James Wymer discusses this unforgiving disease.


See photos from February’s MBI Research Evening

Published: March 10th, 2018

Twenty-four researchers from 12 departments across campus showcased their favorite image from research being conducted at their respective laboratories during February’s MBI Research Evening.

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Celebrate Brain Awareness Week, March 12-18, 2018

Published: March 9th, 2018

Join the McKnight Brain Institute and the UF neuroscience community for several events during Brain Awareness Week, March 12-18.

Dr. Teitelbaum earns ASAM’s Annual Award

Dr. Teitelbaum earns ASAM’s Annual Award

Published: March 7th, 2018

The American Society of Addiction Medicine named Scott Teitelbaum, M.D., UF Health Florida Recovery Center medical director, winner of its prestigious award.

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Why are we so sleep deprived, and why does it matter?

Published: March 7th, 2018

Dr. Michael Jaffee’s article in The Conversation addresses the prevalence of sleep deprivation in America and how it affects our brains.