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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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

SFN-NCF Chapter will be accepting travel award…

This award will be open to undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral trainees presenting at the 2020 SfN Conference in October.

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UF neuroscientists study impact of COVID-19…

How COVID-19 and social isolation are affecting the cognitive and mental wellbeing of older adults is the subject of a new study by UF…

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Cognitive aging T32 receives grant renewal

The program trains doctoral students to explore treatments to prevent or slow cognitive aging, mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Researchers in the Spotlight

Neuroscience trainees win Bryan W. Robinson…

Adithya Gopinath and Yuxing Xia were rewarded for their research in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

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Preparing a person with Parkinson’s for a…

Dr. Michael Okun discusses why it’s important for patients with Parkinson’s disease to alert their hospital caretakers.

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UF neuroscientist discusses return to the lab for…

In new podcast, Dr. Malú Tansey discusses how her team helped lead the way in UF’s efforts to bring researchers safely back to the lab.

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