Our investigators hope to broaden the understanding of neurological disorders and change them from untreatable to treatable, incurable to curable and inevitable to preventable.

Research Brain cancer; breathing; psychiatry; cognitive aging; neurobehavioral sciences; pain/sensory physiology; TBI, spinal cord injury and stroke

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Faculty More than 200 faculty members across campus work on multidisciplinary teams to better understand how the brain works.


Partners Collaborating with institutes, centers, departments & programs across UF, our mission extends far beyond the MBI’s walls.


MBI News

Scholarship supports next generation of…

Boosted by matching funds from the MBI, the Brooks/Hagood scholarship supports young neuroscientists at UF.

Brooks scholarship

Researchers earn St. Baldrick’s Foundation grants

Drs. Loic Deleyrolle and Elias Sayour received grants from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to advance their brain cancer research.

St. Baldrick's

Are Alzheimer’s blood tests ready for primetime?

In The Conversation, Drs. Steven DeKosky and Todd Golde discuss the progress and challenges of Alzheimer’s diagnostics.

Golde and DeKosky Portrai

Researchers in the Spotlight

Neuro Heavy Hitters: Duane Mitchell

Dr. Duane Mitchell is featured in Florida GATOR Magazine’s Spring 2019 edition alongside some of UF’s top neuroscientists.

Dr. Duane Mitchell baseball story

Media coverage of Parkinson’s Research Center of…

See media highlights stemming from UF Health’s Parkinson’s Foundation Research Center of Excellence designation

PDRCOE media

Neuro Heavy Hitters: Todd Golde

Dr. Todd Golde is featured in Florida GATOR Magazine’s Spring 2019 edition alongside some of UF’s top neuroscientists.

Dr. Golde baseball story

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Mcknight Brain Research Foundation

Call for MBRF Poster Reception abstracts

Deadline: September 23, 2019

The McKnight Brain Research Foundation (MBRF) will host their eleventh annual Poster Reception on October 20, 2019. Prizes will be awarded for the best posters judged by a panel of nationally recognized scientists. The deadline to submit a poster abstract is September 23, 2019.

MBRF poster comp

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