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.


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New research suggests sex hormones may influence risk-taking inclinations & ability to delay gratification in rats.

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Dr. Brent Reynolds and colleagues examine similarities between wildlife and cancer cells.

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Study will examine driving performance of…

Researchers will evaluate the impact of in-vehicle technologies.

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MBI directors discuss Alzheimer’s research and…

View a recording of Drs. Todd Golde and Steven DeKosky’s UF Health Webinar.

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UF neurosurgery chair elected president of…

Three researchers from UF’s department of neurosurgery serving in CNS leadership positions.

Doctors Brian Hoh, Daniel Hoh and Laura Ranum

‘Some of the biggest risk factors for suicide…

In MarketWatch article, Dr. Andres Pumariega provides guidance for those facing mental health issues during COVID-19 crisis.

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