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 Addiction; brain cancer; breathing; psychiatry; aging; neurobehavioral sciences; pain/sensory physiology; TBI, spinal cord injury and stroke

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MBI News

UF launches new state-of-the-art neuro-oncology…

Researchers working at the Adam Michael Rosen Neuro-Oncology Laboratory aim to improve lives of brain cancer patients.

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UF neuroscientists discover biomarker with…

Findings lay groundwork for development of a blood test that could be used to help diagnose, treat Parkinson’s disease.

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Fixel Institute launches neurotech lab

New lab aims to develop best brain stimulation techniques.

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Researchers in the Spotlight

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Dr. Malú Tansey discusses new role as journal’s editor-in-chief, career path and research focus.

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UF addiction expert selected for international…

Dr. Sara Jo Nixon provides the latest research into long-term effects of alcohol use disorder on neurocognition.

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Women of Neuro: Dr. Jennifer Bizon

Throughout 2021, we’re highlighting women leading our neuro research efforts at the University of Florida. We begin with Dr. Jennifer Bizon, the…

"Being a leader in this field provides an opportunity to help pave the way for the next generation of female scientists. It's so important to have examples of female leadership, not only to have diverse voices in the room, but also to show that it is possible to balance work and family life."

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