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Aug. 8: MBI Neuromedicine Scholars – Dr. Malú Tansey

Published: Jul 25th, 2018

The McKnight Brain Institute Neuromedicine Scholars lecture series presents Malú Tansey, Ph.D., who will discuss the role of inflammation and immune responses in age-related neurodegenerative disease.

TEO Feature

Learning beyond the lab

Published: Jul 25th, 2018

The MBI’s Trainee Enhancement Opportunities program offers new opportunities for neuroscience trainees to get unique career-building experiences outside of the lab.

Social Feature

Follow the McKnight Brain Institute on social media

Published: Jul 20th, 2018

Check out the newly launched official McKnight Brain Institute social media accounts, a great source for news coming out of the MBI.

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Dr. Steven DeKosky discusses Alzheimer’s diagnostics

Published: Jul 19th, 2018

Bill Gates recently invested in a venture fund to improve diagnostic testing for Alzheimer’s. Steven DeKosky, M.D., discusses the importance of an early diagnosis for patients and researchers.

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Suspected link between Parkinson’s and diabetes

Published: Jul 16th, 2018

Michael Okun, M.D., UF neurology chair and medical director of the National Parkinson’s Foundation, recently commented in a news story released by South Africa’s health24 on the link between diabetes and Parkinson’s disease.

MBI Newsletter

Read the summer MBI e-newsletter

Published: Jul 10th, 2018

The summer edition of The Brainstorm recaps our spring Brain Awareness Week activities, highlights researchers in the news and more.

Glenn Smith

Potential alternatives and new perspectives in Alzheimer’s treatments

Published: Jul 6th, 2018

Glenn Smith, Ph.D., ABPP-cn, chair of the department of clinical and health psychology, recently commented on the state of Alzheimer’s disease research in a Citrus County Chronicle feature story.

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COARD hosts second Fear Facers Summer Camp

Published: Jul 3rd, 2018

Joseph McNamara, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry, commented on the Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related Disorders’ Fear Facers Summer Camp for an article by The Independent Florida Alligator.

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UF Health earns depression center of excellence designation

Published: Jul 3rd, 2018

Regina Bussing, M.D., chair of the department of psychiatry, was recently featured in a multimedia story by WCJB TV20 about UF Health’s new center of excellence designation from the National Network of Depression Centers.

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Center for Smell and Taste co-hosts new conference

Published: Jun 28th, 2018

Steven Munger, Ph.D., director of the UF Center for Smell and Taste, is leading a new conference focused on bridging the gap between researchers, clinicians and patients suffering from smell and taste disorders.