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.


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Study reveals that many psychiatric disorders…

Study reveals that many psychiatric disorders arise from common genes

Dr. Carol Mathews

New preclinical study shows antibody therapy…

Novel type of immunotherapy used in mouse-model study shows promise for ALS treatment.

Drs. Laura Ranum and Lien Nguyen

UF-led study offers insights into adoptive…

New UF-led study in Science Advances offers insights into the likelihood of success of adoptive cellular therapy in certain brain tumor patients

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UF neuroscientist featured on the cover of…

Throughout the 2019 edition of CrossLink, Dr. Aysegul Gunduz is acknowledged for breaking barriers, defining leadership and fostering a culture of…

Aysegul Gunduz, Ph.D.,

UF neuroscientists earn awards at MBRF Poster…

Drs. Jolie Barter and Brittney Yegla among top six poster presenters at annual MBRF event.

Jolie Barter, a Ph.D. student, and Brittney Yegla, Ph.D.,

Dr. Kenneth Heilman earns prestigious award

UF distinguished professor emeritus earns the National Academy of Neuropsychology’s Distinguished Lifetime Contribution to Neuropsychology Award.


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