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

UF researchers earn Heart, Lung and Blood…

Investigators in the lab or Dr. Gordon Mitchell earn four-year, $2.7 million grant to advance intermittent hypoxia research.

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Synergy in neuroscience and neuromedicine research

Read about how the MBI and Fixel institutes are working together to propel neuroscience and neuromedicine research at UF.

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New imaging study shows key brain changes in…

Brain network imaging study could help guide drug development to improve cognitive function.

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Researchers in the Spotlight

Podcast with Fear Facers participant among 2019’s…

The Daily, a New York Times podcast, named its favorite episodes of 2019, including an interview with a Fear Facers Summer Camp participant.

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Researcher’s design concept makes journal cover

A design idea by Dr. Adam Grippin is showcased on the cover of ACS Nano.

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Experts weigh in on new Nilotinib study

Dr. Michael Okun interviews authors of new study showing a narrowing path forward for the use of Nilotinib for Parkinson’s disease patients.


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