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MBI Research Evening – Pre-SfN Data Blitz

On Wednesday, Nov. 8, dozens of researchers from eight departments participated in the McKnight Brain Institute Research Evening — Pre-Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Data Blitz event.

MBI researchers shed light on process of neurodegeneration

Over the last few years, there has been great interest in learning more about the proteins that accumulate in brains affected by various neurodegenerative disorders and the idea that these proteins can spread from one area of the brain to the other. Now, a team of University of Florida neuroscientists…

Understanding the Aging Brain

At the McKnight Brain Institute, teams of researchers are striving to find techniques to help multitudes of seniors to remain independent and active and enjoy life. The latest issue of Florida Physician magazine showcases how UF researchers are looking to slow or avert age-related cognitive decline. Read the story…

A bridge to translation

MBI director Todd Golde, M.D., Ph.D., leads teams in the hunt for better treatments for brain disorders.