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MBI celebrates 20 years of brain research

View a historical video that revisits the McKnight Brain Institute’s beginnings and takes a glimpse at where it’s headed in the future.

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New study explores use of blood tests for concussion

Blood tests measuring physiologic changes could someday be a great tool for neurologists and sports doctors in managing concussion.


MBI Director Dr. Todd Golde discusses dementia

Following Sandra Day O’Connor’s announcement of her dementia, and possibly Alzheimer’s, diagnosis, Dr. Todd Golde explains a dementia diagnosis, current treatments and his hope for the future.

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Dr. Michela Gallagher delivers 2018 Luttge Lectureship

The Luttge Lectureship, established and sponsored by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation, honors the memory of Bill Luttge, Ph.D., founding director of UF’s brain institute.

2017 Year in Review: McKnight Brain Institute

Read about our faculty and staff’s accomplishments in 2017.

Dr. Hoh discusses the toll of brain aneurysms

Nov. 26 marks the anniversary of former NFL tight end Konrad Reuland’s tragic death due to a brain aneurysm.

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UF neurosurgery and neurology departments team up for interdisciplinary NIH grant

Nov 7th, 2018

Five-year National Institutes of Health Research Education Program, or R25, grant supports residents’ research education activities and academic career development.


World’s most comprehensive concussion study expanded

Oct 31st, 2018

UF among 30 colleges and military service academies involved with NCAA and Department of Defense concussion study.

Researchers in the Spotlight


Drug addiction takes toll mentally, physically

Nov 6th, 2018

Jason Hunt, M.D., assistant professor of addiction medicine, was featured as an expert source in a Citrus County Chronicle article about opioid addiction.


Genes may affect the severity of CTE

Nov 4th, 2018

Michael Jaffee, M.D., vice chair and associate professor of neurology and director of the Trauma, Concussion and Sports Neuromedicine Program, commented about a new CTE study in The Boston Globe.

Research Landscapes – Dr. Sara Jo Nixon

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