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

Tips for parents during COVID-19 crisis

Many people are struggling to juggle work, parenting and now suddenly homeschooling their children during the COVID-19 crisis.

parenting and covid-19

Research Snapshots: Dr. Aysegul Gunduz &amp…

In a recent study, a team of UF neuroscientists and biomedical engineers compared beta dynamics in two Parkinson’s disease deep brain stimulation…

Graphs detailing: Processed LFP Signal; Patient-specific beta; count; duration; strength; and patient level

Study by UF neurointensivists details potential…

Neurocritical care experts offer insight into potential neurologic complications of severe respiratory viruses, including COVID-19.

Doctors Busl and Robinson

Researchers in the Spotlight

Postdoc Highlight: Lorena de Mena Alvarez, Ph.D.

Learn about Dr. Lorena de Mena Alvarez, a postdoc in the Department of Neurology.

Dr. Lorena de Mena Alvarez

What you need to know about the possible…

Dr. Steven Munger, director of the UF Center for Smell and Taste, discusses what science can tell us about the potential link — and what to do if…

Steve Munger, P-h-D

What Parkinson’s patients should know about…

UF experts led a Parkinson’s Foundation Facebook Live event to answer questions from the Parkinson’s community.

PD patient

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