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MBI Inter-institutional Meeting 2019: How to prevent cognitive decline in aging

Expert neuroscientists who study age-related memory loss at all four McKnight Brain Institutes in the U.S. came together in Gainesville for 11th annual meeting.

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Two Jocks, One Goal: Cure Parkinson’s

Learn about the bond between Dr. David Vaillancourt and Gary Keating — who was diagnosed with early-onset Parkinson’s — over basketball and finding a cure for Parkinson’s.

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The Brain’s A-Team: UF’s Heavy Hitters of Neuroscience

Drs. Todd Golde, Duane Mitchell, Michael Okun and Laura Ranum are featured on the cover of Florida GATOR Magazine’s Spring 2019 edition highlighting some of UF’s top neuroscientists.

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MBI celebrates 20 years of brain research

View a historical video that revisits the McKnight Brain Institute’s beginnings and takes a glimpse at where it’s headed in the future.

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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.

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Dr. Katharina Busl explains that death is a process, not a moment in time

Apr 19th, 2019

In The Conversation, Dr. Katharina Busl weighs in on new study on the brains of pigs suggesting that some activity could be restored even after the animals had been dead for four hours.

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Addiction symposium focuses on opioid crisis

Apr 15th, 2019

Experts from diverse fields united to share perspectives on the opioid crisis during annual CARE symposium.

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Seven MBI members named UF Research Foundation Professors

Apr 18th, 2019

Seven McKnight Brain Institute members from four colleges were named UF Research Foundation Professors for 2019-2022.


Dr. Maryam Rahman earns Preuss Research Award

Apr 16th, 2019

Maryam Rahman, M.D., was named the 2019 Preuss Research Award winner during the American Association of Neurological Surgeons annual scientific meeting.

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