What do suffering a traumatic brain injury and using club drugs have in common? University of Florida researchers say both may trigger a similar chemical chain reaction in the brain, leading to cell death, memory loss and potentially irreversible brain damage.
The University of Florida College of Medicine has named Mavis Agbandje-McKenna, an associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, the new director of the Center for Structural Biology.
Imagine a chip, strategically placed in the brain, that could prevent epileptic seizures or allow someone who has lost a limb to control an artificial arm just by thinking about it.
The chairman of the University of Florida’s psychiatry department is taking a leave of absence to fill a key leadership position for the National Institute of Mental Health.