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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.

Michela Gallagher

March 15: Luttge Lectureship – Dr. Michela Gallagher

Published: January 11th, 2018

Click here to access a PDF of the flyer for this event, established and sponsored by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation. 

Feb. 8: MBI Neuromedicine Scholar – Dr. David Gozal

Feb. 8: MBI Neuromedicine Scholar – Dr. David Gozal

Published: January 11th, 2018

March 16: SfN NCF Chapter Conference

Published: January 10th, 2018

Click here to access a PDF of the flyer for this event.


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.

Alzheimer's research

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

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.