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Nobel Prize winner headlines UF Circadian Symposium

Published: May 10th, 2018

The MBI is co-sponsored May 11’s UF Circadian Symposium, which featured keynote speaker Dr. Michael W. Young, 2017 Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Blood test

New technique could bring earlier diagnoses for muscular dystrophy, ALS

Published: May 4th, 2018

A new blood test could reveal the genetic roots of muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other disorders caused by the expansion of DNA repeats.

Dr. Jamie Smolen addresses the U.S. drinking problem

Published: Apr 30th, 2018

Following a recent VA nomination and subsequent withdrawal, alcohol abuse became a part of the national conversation. Read Dr. Smolen’s article in The Conversation on the topic.

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Dr. Brian Hoh discusses brain aneurysms in The Conversation

Published: Apr 24th, 2018

Following MLB pitcher’s brain aneurysm, Dr. Brian Hoh discusses this mysterious condition and how it can develop.

MBI tour

Celebrate Brain Awareness Week, March 12-18, 2018

Published: Mar 9th, 2018

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

NFL

MBI members’ commentary on NFL mortality study featured in JAMA issue

Published: Mar 1st, 2018

Drs. DeKosky, Jaffee and Bauer’s JAMA editorial addresses long-term mortality in NFL football players.

TRACS check

Brain injury program gets creative support

Published: Jan 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.

2017 Year in Review: McKnight Brain Institute

Published: Jan 11th, 2018

Read about our faculty and staff’s accomplishments in 2017.

Steven Munger

Scents and sensibility

Published: Dec 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.

Dr. Hoh discusses the toll of brain aneurysms

Published: Nov 22nd, 2017

Nov. 26 marks the anniversary of former NFL tight end Konrad Reuland’s tragic death due to a brain aneurysm.