MBI News Category Subscribe to RSS Feed

TEO Mobile

MBI now accepting nominations for leadership awards

Published: Feb 14th, 2019

Nominations for Toffler and McKnight Leadership Awards due by March 15.

CG 1

Sports-related concussion position statement updated

Published: Jan 31st, 2019

Dr. Jay Clugston co-authored an updated position statement by the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine on concussion in sport, underscoring the need for accurate diagnosis, active management and further research.

SfN featured

MBI hosts 9th Annual SfN Chapter Conference

Published: Jan 29th, 2019

The MBI and UF departments of neuroscience and psychiatry co-sponsored the 9th annual North Central Florida Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Conference.

Fixel beam 1

UF and UF Health announce $20 million gift from Lauren and Lee Fixel Foundation

Published: Jan 18th, 2019

Funds will help launch institute at UF Health for Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

JAMA Top 10

Three of JAMA Neurology’s top articles of 2018 authored by UF researchers

Published: Jan 15th, 2019

JAMA Neurology’s rankings were determined by a quantitative measure of the attention each scholarly article received in traditional and social media.

MBI newsletter

Read the MBI’s winter e-newsletter

Published: Jan 14th, 2019

The new edition of The Brainstorm highlights recent news and happenings at the MBI, including the celebration of our 20th anniversary!

MBI night mobile

MBI ground-floor renovations underway

Published: Jan 3rd, 2019

Renovations to the ground floor of the McKnight Brain Institute that began the week of Dec. 17, 2018 will continue over the next four to six months.


Historic breakthrough

Published: Dec 17th, 2018

Thirty years ago, an invention by Drs. Frank Bova and William A. Friedman transformed the treatment of brain tumors and other disorders for patients around the world.

Journal MD 1

Parkinson’s effect on the primary motor cortex examined

Published: Dec 11th, 2018

A review by Dr. David Vaillancourt, a member of the MBI’s executive committee, was recently featured on the cover of the journal Movement Disorders.


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.