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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.

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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.

Dementia with Lewy bodies study examines end-of-life experiences

Published: Oct 12th, 2018

Melissa Armstrong, M.D., an assistant professor of neurology, partnered with the Lewy Body Dementia Association to survey the families of patients who had dementia with Lewy bodies.


ICBR’s Cytometry Core merges with MBI’s Cell & Tissue Analysis Core

Published: Oct 5th, 2018

Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research and MBI leadership recognized an opportunity to provide even more services to drive research. The transition is underway and will take several months.

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MBI director Dr. Todd Golde discusses use of rodent models to study neurodegenerative disease

Published: Sep 28th, 2018

Todd Golde, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues from Johns Hopkins and Harvard universities published a review in Nature Neuroscience highlighting the usefulness and limitations of using mouse models to study neurodegenerative diseases.

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Brain cancer investigators lead bold initiative to advance new treatments

Published: Sep 21st, 2018

Brain cancer experts at the MBI launch a new venture with institutions from across the nation and Canada.

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MBI director Dr. Todd Golde hosts UF Eye Opener Discovery Breakfast

Published: Sep 14th, 2018

Dr. Golde discussed neuromedicine research on campus — from Alzheimer’s disease to age-related memory loss to brain cancer.


Oct. 1 deadline: McKnight Clinical Translational Research Scholarship in Cognitive Aging and Age-Related Memory Loss

Published: Sep 10th, 2018

Scholarship is funded by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation through the American Brain Foundation and the American Academy of Neurology.

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1st Rhoton Society Meeting held in Tianjin, China

Published: Sep 1st, 2018

This summer, the 1st Rhoton Society Meeting was held in Tianjin, China and included more than 800 participants and 20 Rhoton Fellows from several countries and spanning multiple generations.


MBI researchers identify potential strategy to treat Alzheimer’s disease

Published: Aug 29th, 2018

A mouse-model study led by Drs. Paramita Chakrabarty and Todd Golde describes how their team bioengineered a naturally occurring protein to enable it to bind to amyloid beta protein in the brain.