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

Guidelines for non-invasive brain stimulation…

Dr. Adam Woods co-authored article offering COVID-19 response and guidelines for the field of non-invasive brain stimulations.

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Quicker reviews, designated funding speeds…

CTSI launches $2 million pilot research fund for scientists with translational projects that can be rapidly mobilized.

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New DBS study offers insights into root cause of…

UF neuroscientists uncover a way using neurostimulation to determine whether dysmetria is from tremor or dysfunction of the cerebellum in essential…

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Researchers in the Spotlight

How those cancelled DBS treatments are resuming

In Neurology Today article, Dr. Michael Okun discusses managing DBS devices during COVID-19.


Fixel Institute featured in Innovate Gainesville

Publication features innovators in communities throughout the world.

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Notterpek leaves lasting impact on UF department…

Dr. Lucia Notterpek served as chair of UF’s department of neuroscience for more than 11 years.

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