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Dr. Duane Mitchell discusses glioblastoma in The Conversation

Published: Aug 27th, 2018

On Saturday, Aug. 25, Sen. John McCain lost his courageous year-plus battle with glioblastoma. Dr. Duane Mitchell discusses the disease and his hope for future research breakthroughs.

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Small changes to football practices can yield large reduction in head impacts

Published: Aug 24th, 2018

New research led by MBI member Dr. Jay Clugston recorded the number of head impacts during Gator football practices.

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Harnessing the power of the hub

Published: Aug 22nd, 2018

MBI members discuss how the service and science hub specialty care model is working at the Fixel Center.

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Summer fun with a purpose

Published: Aug 15th, 2018

Camp led by MBI members helps kids with OCD and anxiety, advances research.

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Dr. Melissa Armstrong leads development of new disorders of consciousness guidelines

Published: Aug 10th, 2018

Melissa Armstrong, M.D., M.Sc., was senior author on a new guideline highlighting the importance of an accurate diagnosis and proper care for those in vegetative and minimally conscious states.

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New Comprehensive Spine Center opens

Published: Aug 6th, 2018

MBI members played key roles in development of new UF Health Comprehensive Spine Center.

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Learning beyond the lab

Published: Jul 25th, 2018

The MBI’s Trainee Enhancement Opportunities program offers new opportunities for neuroscience trainees to get unique career-building experiences outside of the lab.

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Follow the McKnight Brain Institute on social media

Published: Jul 20th, 2018

Check out the newly launched official McKnight Brain Institute social media accounts, a great source for news coming out of the MBI.

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Dr. Steven DeKosky discusses Alzheimer’s diagnostics

Published: Jul 19th, 2018

Bill Gates recently invested in a venture fund to improve diagnostic testing for Alzheimer’s. Steven DeKosky, M.D., discusses the importance of an early diagnosis for patients and researchers.

MBI Newsletter

Read the summer MBI e-newsletter

Published: Jul 10th, 2018

The summer edition of The Brainstorm recaps our spring Brain Awareness Week activities, highlights researchers in the news and more.