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Back from the brink

Published: Jun 6th, 2018

FRC medical director and MBI member Dr. Scott Teitelbaum’s personal journey helps him lead others to recovery.

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Dr. Michael Shapiro discusses pediatric depression

Published: May 31st, 2018

When does parental refusal for treatment of depression constitute medical neglect? Child psychiatrist and MBI member Dr. Michael Shapiro discusses this topic in The Conversation.

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Dr. Yulia Orlova explains how a new migraine drug works

Published: May 26th, 2018

Pain from migraine headaches is a major cause of disability. In The Conversation, Dr. Yulia Orlova explains how a new drug could prevent them.

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HIV lies dormant in brain, increasing risk of dementia, but how?

Published: May 23rd, 2018

MBI researcher Doug Miller discusses why people with HIV are more likely to develop neurological diseases and addiction in The Conversation.

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Fixel Center clinic earns CurePSP designation

Published: May 10th, 2018

The UF Progressive Supranuclear Palsy & Atypical Parkinsonism Clinic was designated the first CurePSP Center of Care in Florida.

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Nobel Prize winner headlines UF Circadian Symposium

Published: May 10th, 2018

The MBI is co-sponsored May 11’s UF Circadian Symposium, which featured keynote speaker Dr. Michael W. Young, 2017 Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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New technique could bring earlier diagnoses for muscular dystrophy, ALS

Published: May 4th, 2018

A new blood test could reveal the genetic roots of muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other disorders caused by the expansion of DNA repeats.

Dr. Jamie Smolen addresses the U.S. drinking problem

Published: Apr 30th, 2018

Following a recent VA nomination and subsequent withdrawal, alcohol abuse became a part of the national conversation. Read Dr. Smolen’s article in The Conversation on the topic.

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Drs. Bizon, Krause and Setlow named UFRF Professors

Published: Apr 27th, 2018

Jennifer Bizon, Ph.D., professor of neuroscience and psychiatry, and Barry Setlow, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry, were recently named University of Florida Research Foundation Professors for 2018-2021.

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Dr. Brian Hoh discusses brain aneurysms in The Conversation

Published: Apr 24th, 2018

Following MLB pitcher’s brain aneurysm, Dr. Brian Hoh discusses this mysterious condition and how it can develop.