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UF and UF Health announce $20 million gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Foundation

Funds will help launch institute at UF Health for Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

MBI newsletter

Read the MBI’s winter e-newsletter

The new edition of The Brainstorm highlights recent news and happenings at the MBI, including the celebration of our 20th anniversary!

JAMA Top 10

UF Health researchers authored three of JAMA Neurology’s top articles of 2018

JAMA Neurology’s rankings were determined by a quantitative measure of the attention each scholarly article received in traditional and social media.

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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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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.

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MBI ground-floor renovations underway

Jan 3rd, 2019

Renovations to the ground floor of the McKnight Brain Institute that began the week of Dec. 17, 2018 will continue over the next four to six months.


Historic breakthrough

Dec 17th, 2018

Thirty years ago, an invention by Drs. Frank Bova and William A. Friedman transformed the treatment of brain tumors and other disorders for patients around the world.

Researchers in the Spotlight

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Dr. Duane Mitchell named UF Health Cancer Center’s Top Influencer

Jan 16th, 2019

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., was honored for contributing to the UF Health Cancer Center's national reputation in 2018.

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Dr. Lisa Merlo Greene named an American Psychological Association Citizen Psychologist

Dec 21st, 2018

Dr. Lisa Merlo Greene, Ph.D., Pottash Florida Recovery Center Research Initiative director, earns honor for her efforts to improve the community and benefit society.

History of UF’s McKnight Brain Institute

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