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

Focus Areas

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

Dr. Catherine Flores earns ALSF grant

Grant will bolster research into the use of stem cells to enhance T cell therapy

Dr Flores earning an award from A;ex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

Tyler Staab was Fixel Institute’s first patient

Tyler Staab was the first patient seen at the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health, which opened its doors to the public

Michelle Staab and Tyler Staab.

Brain activation in acutely unresponsive patients

In The Conversation, Drs. Katharina Busl and Carolina Maciel weigh in on a new study suggesting that brain activity measured by EEG may provide a key…


Researchers in the Spotlight

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

MBI member earns White House honor

Dr. Aysegul Gunduz among four UF investigators to receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

Aysegul Gunduz 2

Fear Facers camp featured in New York Times

Fear Facers Summer Camp helps kids with with obsessive-compulsive disorder and other types of anxiety find personal growth and improve behavior.

Fear Facers camp

Events calendar


Event Recap: UF Health unveils innovative new facility to treat debilitating neurological conditions

June 19, 2019

The state-of-the-art building features some of the foremost experts in Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions.

Fixel ribbon-cutting

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