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Luttge Lectureship 2019

NIAAA director delivers 2019 Luttge Lectureship

Published: Mar 14th, 2019

NIAA Director Dr. George Koob discussed the state of alcohol use disorders in the U.S. and the pursuit of new treatment targets during the seventh annual Luttge Lectureship in Neuroscience.

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Robotic device enhances surgical procedure for patients with epilepsy

Published: Mar 13th, 2019

A new surgical robot, ROSA Brain, is making a surgical procedure for patients with epilepsy more efficient.

Facial pain conference draws experts, advocates to UF meeting

Published: Mar 12th, 2019

Patient advocates and top national experts in trigeminal neuralgia, a chronic pain disorder that causes intense pain to the face, met at UF on March 7 and 8.

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2018 in review: The MBI’s past, present and future

Published: Mar 11th, 2019

MBI Director Todd Golde, M.D., Ph.D., looks back at 2018 – a year that marked 20 years since our institute opened its doors – and shares his excitement about the future.

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Neurosurgery chair Dr. Brian Hoh discusses stroke

Published: Mar 7th, 2019

Following the passing of actor Luke Perry due to stroke, Dr. Brian Hoh discusses the signs, risk factors and prevalence of stroke, and his hope for future research and care.

Cyclists circling the globe for spinal cord and brain research visit MBI

Published: Mar 6th, 2019

British physicians cycling for a cause visited the McKnight Brain Institute on the final leg of their attempt to tandem cycle the world in record time.

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March 11: NIAAA director to visit for Luttge Lectureship

Published: Mar 6th, 2019

Alcohol and Drug Addiction: The Gain in the Brain is in the Pain.

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UF Health-led ReMission Summit draws top experts, focuses on new brain tumor treatments

Published: Mar 4th, 2019

More than 100 brain tumor experts united at the inaugural ReMission Summit in Orlando with a mission to rewrite the story of brain cancer through collaboration and innovation.

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New model to study Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s may help pinpoint disease mechanisms

Published: Feb 22nd, 2019

A team led by Cara Croft, Ph.D., has demonstrated a novel method to model Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease pathologies and seek potential therapeutic targets. Learn more:

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UF and UF Health announce $12 million gift to launch brain tumor research initiative

Published: Feb 22nd, 2019

The Harris Rosen Foundation gift is the cornerstone of a $100 million fundraising commitment to support the UF Health-led ReMission Alliance Against Brain Tumors.