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

New study shows modified T cells enhance…

New study led by Dr. Jianping Huang uses uses novel approach to halt or even shrink late-stage tumors such as glioblastoma, ovarian cancer and…


Study explores non-invasive technology to improve…

Drs. Dawn Bowers and Adam Woods lead multi-institutional study exposing older adults at risk of developing Alzheimer’s to near-infrared light.

Bowers_Woods study

MBI unveils modernized labs

Renovations to the MBI’s ground floor provide investigators access to the most up-to-date state-of-the-art facilities.


Researchers in the Spotlight

Brain cancer researcher visits TV20 studio

On Friday, Oct. 4, Catherine Flores, Ph.D., visited the WCJB TV 20 studios to discuss her research in advance of the Lemon Ball.


CTRND director featured on Sydney TV news station

Dr. Malú Tansey shared insights into the role of inflammation in dementia following her keynote address at an international conference.

Dr. Tansey giving a speech

DBS team highlighted on SNNTV

Reporters from Suncoast News Network, a Sarasota TV station, followed the journey of UF Health patient PJ Delaney.


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