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Ketogenic diet late in life may improve cognitive function

Published: Dec 6th, 2018

A new study led by Drs. Sara Burke and Abbi Hernandez showed that implementing a ketogenic diet even late in life may be beneficial for improving cognitive outcomes.

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Number of veterans with Alzheimer’s and other dementias on the rise

Published: Nov 26th, 2018

Retired Col.​ Dr. Michael Jaffee and Dr. Steven DeKosky explain military-related risks of developing dementia that are detailed in a new paper in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia.

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Research!America Town Hall encourages scientists to work with policymakers

Published: Nov 26th, 2018

MBI director Dr. Todd Golde facilitated a Research!America Town Hall panel including Mary Woolley, retired U.S. Rep. John Edward Porter, Dr. Stephen Sugrue and Dr. David Norton.

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UF neurosurgery and neurology departments team up for interdisciplinary NIH grant

Published: Nov 7th, 2018

Five-year National Institutes of Health Research Education Program, or R25, grant supports residents’ research education activities and academic career development.


World’s most comprehensive concussion study expanded

Published: Oct 31st, 2018

UF among 30 colleges and military service academies involved with NCAA and Department of Defense concussion study.


MBI Director Dr. Todd Golde discusses dementia

Published: Oct 26th, 2018

Following Sandra Day O’Connor’s announcement of her dementia, and possibly Alzheimer’s, diagnosis, Dr. Todd Golde explains a dementia diagnosis, current treatments and his hope for the future.

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Study shows how fat fuels cells in brain tumors

Published: Oct 23rd, 2018

A new study led by Loic Deleyrolle, Ph.D., an assistant professor of neurosurgery, has implications for advancing new metabolic therapies for glioblastoma, the deadliest form of brain cancer.


Article examines nusinersen benefits in forms of spinal muscular atrophy

Published: Oct 18th, 2018

A new article examining data from clinical trials led by Melissa Armstrong, M.D., an assistant professor of neurology, shows that nusinersen treatment benefits certain patients with spinal muscular atrophy.

Stem cells could clear path for immunotherapy in brain cancer

Published: Oct 18th, 2018

A new discovery led by Dr. Catherine Flores using stem cells to overcome resistance to immunotherapy drugs may open the door to more effective treatment for brain cancer.

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Three neurology faculty members honored with professorships

Published: Oct 12th, 2018

The seventh annual 2018 Celebrating Distinction event honored faculty named to endowed professorships, chairs.