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Understanding the Aging Brain

Published: Jul 21st, 2017

At the McKnight Brain Institute, teams of researchers are striving to find techniques to help multitudes of seniors to remain independent and active and enjoy life. The latest issue of […]

Glioblastoma: Symptoms, treatment, research and hope for the future

Published: Jul 21st, 2017

What do we know about the type of brain cancer with which Senator John McCain has been diagnosed? UF Health neurosurgeon Dr. Maryam Rahman is a member of the research team […]

Hunt for a cure: Facial pain group funds UF’s hunt for cure for trigeminal neuralgia, related neuropathic pain

Published: Jul 19th, 2017

Researchers from a variety of disciplines at UF are on a mission to cure one of modern medicine’s least understood and most painful conditions: trigeminal neuralgia, or TN. Read the […]

A BRIDGE TO TRANSLATION: Todd Golde leads teams in the hunt for better treatments for brain disorders

Published: Jul 15th, 2017

MBI’s executive director is prominently featured in the latest issue of Florida Physician magazine. Read the story about his vision for UF’s brain institute, a premier research and educational center […]

3D modeling helps plastic surgeons, neurosurgeons complete cranial reconstruction

Published: Jun 8th, 2017

Flanked by a surgery resident and a technician, surgeon Jessica Ching, M.D., holds a 3D model of a patient’s skull. She carefully turns the model over in her hands, considering […]

Mental health experts gather to remember Dr. Christensen, champion of the homeless

Published: May 4th, 2017

On the second annual memorial and advocacy day to honor the late Richard C. Christensen, M.D., who selflessly served the homeless for 25 years, numerous members of the psychiatry community […]

Explore More: Innovation in Immunotherapy

Published: Mar 16th, 2017

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of UF’s Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy and head of the Cancer Therapeutics & Immuno-Oncology program at the UF Health Cancer […]

My doctor says there’s a guideline for my treatment – but is it right for me?

Published: Mar 10th, 2017

Melissa Armstrong, M.D., assistant professor in the department of neurology, writes in a new essay for The Conversation about the use of health care guidelines.

Brain Awareness Week March 13-16

Published: Mar 1st, 2017

Brain Awareness Week 2017 kicks off March 13 with the fifth annual William G. Luttge Lectureship in Neuroscience, sponsored by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation. This year’s speaker is James […]

How aging influences the brain’s cellular and molecular machinery

Published: Jan 30th, 2017

Jennifer L. Bizon, Ph.D., a professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of neuroscience at the McKnight Brain Institute, discusses her research on understanding brain mechanisms responsible for cognitive […]