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Even presidential candidates need sleep

Sleep is essential for good executive functioning and good general health. So how do candidates keep up the grueling demands of their schedules? Michael S. Jaffee, M.D., vice chair of UF’s department of neurology, weighs in with this piece, published in The Conversation. The demands of being a presidential candidate…

UF Health Neuromedicine ranked 21st nationally

UF Health Neuromedicine climbed 19 spots from last year to 21st in the country, according to the 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report adult specialty rankings of the nation’s hospitals. The rankings, announced Aug. 2, placed UF Health Neuromedicine as the highest-ranked neuromedicine program in the state and among…

National MagLab hosts coil-building workshop at MBI

The National MagLab site at the McKnight Brain Institute hosted five scientists from across North America in June to teach the theory and practice of radio frequency (RF) coils. RF coils are used in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to transmit and receive RF signals. The MagLab’s…

Neuroscience interns present their research

Please join us as the first cohort of the Summer Neuroscience Internship Program “SNIP” students present their research. Thursday, Aug. 4 Noon-2 pm LG-110A/B McKnight Brain Institute  …

New UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital to open in 2018

Two new hospitals –  the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital and the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital – are currently under construction and set to become the Southeast’s most advanced center for the care of patients with neurological, heart and vascular diseases. Click here to learn the latest about the state of…

New Multiphoton / Super Resolution Imaging System Coming to MBI

We are pleased to announce a new Nikon Multiphoton / Super Resolution Imaging System coming this fall. This advanced Nikon A1RMPsi-STORM 4.0 will allow UF researchers to image deeper than traditional confocal limitations, reconstruct super resolution structure, and utilize single confocal imaging. Special thanks goes out to Dr.