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Binge drinking and blackouts: Sobering truths about lost learning

In The Conversation, Dr. Jamie Smolen explains how research suggests that binge drinking in the college brain can impair not only learning, but also memorizing.

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MBI director Dr. Todd Golde hosts UF Eye Opener Discovery Breakfast

Dr. Golde discussed neuromedicine research on campus — from Alzheimer’s disease to age-related memory loss to brain cancer.

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Dr. Andres Pumariega discusses a lifesaving suicide prevention tool

In a short video and Conversation article, Dr. Pumariega explains how a modified version of the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS), which began as a research and clinical tool, can be used by anyone to help prevent suicide.

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Dr. Michela Gallagher delivers 2018 Luttge Lectureship

The Luttge Lectureship, established and sponsored by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation, honors the memory of Bill Luttge, Ph.D., founding director of UF’s brain institute.

2017 Year in Review: McKnight Brain Institute

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

Dr. Hoh discusses the toll of brain aneurysms

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

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Oct. 1 deadline: McKnight Clinical Translational Research Scholarship in Cognitive Aging and Age-Related Memory Loss

Sep 10th, 2018

Scholarship is funded by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation through the American Brain Foundation and the American Academy of Neurology.

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MBI researchers identify potential strategy to treat Alzheimer’s disease

Aug 29th, 2018

A mouse-model study led by Drs. Paramita Chakrabarty and Todd Golde describes how their team bioengineered a naturally occurring protein to enable it to bind to amyloid beta protein in the brain.

Researchers in the Spotlight

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Addiction expert discusses football player’s road to recovery

Sep 19th, 2018

Anthony Russell, M.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, was included in a WUFT feature highlighting a former football player's struggle with addiction that led him to the UF Health Florida Recovery Center.

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Research Snapshots: Drs. Sara Jo Nixon & Linda Cottler

Sep 18th, 2018

UF is part of the largest long-term study of brain development and health in children.

Research Landscapes – Dr. Sara Jo Nixon

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