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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.

Michela Gallagher

March 15: Luttge Lectureship – Dr. Michela Gallagher

Published: Jan 11th, 2018

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

2017 Year in Review: McKnight Brain Institute

Published: Jan 11th, 2018

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

Alzheimer's research

UF research opens new avenue for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Published: Jan 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: Dec 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: 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.

BTIP team honored at annual SNO meeting

Published: Nov 20th, 2017

A strong showing by the Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program team at this year’s Society for Neuro-Oncology meeting included a Top 5 Poster Award for Drs. Loic Deleyrolle and Lan Hoang-Minh.

Dr. Michael S. Okun hosts Reddit Science AMA

Published: Nov 3rd, 2017

Okun answers Reddit users’ questions about Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.

MBI researchers find signs of Alzheimer’s pathology in dolphins

Published: Nov 1st, 2017

Autopsy studies of dolphins washed ashore on the beaches of Spain revealed the telltale pathology of Alzheimer’s disease.