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Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic named CMTA Center of Excellence

Published: Apr 12th, 2018

The Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic at the University of Florida was recently named a Charcot-Marie-Tooth Center of Excellence, one of 17 in the U.S.

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Dr. Nixon receives RSA’s annual award

Published: Apr 10th, 2018

Sara Jo Nixon, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry, earned the Research Society on Alcoholism’s 2018 Henri Begleiter Award for Excellence in Research.

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Fixel Center earns Lewy body dementia designation

Published: Apr 3rd, 2018

Learn about this designation and how a couple found peace due to a correct diagnosis and a multidisciplinary team led by Dr. Melissa Armstrong.

ALS

Dr. James Wymer discusses ALS

Published: Mar 16th, 2018

Following legendary physicist Stephen Hawking’s passing after battling ALS for more than 50 years, Dr. James Wymer discusses this unforgiving disease.

Dr. Teitelbaum earns ASAM’s Annual Award

Dr. Teitelbaum earns ASAM’s Annual Award

Published: Mar 7th, 2018

The American Society of Addiction Medicine named Scott Teitelbaum, M.D., UF Health Florida Recovery Center medical director, winner of its prestigious award.

Sleep deprivation

Why are we so sleep deprived, and why does it matter?

Published: Mar 7th, 2018

Dr. Michael Jaffee’s article in The Conversation addresses the prevalence of sleep deprivation in America and how it affects our brains.

NFL

MBI members’ commentary on NFL mortality study featured in JAMA issue

Published: Mar 1st, 2018

Drs. DeKosky, Jaffee and Bauer’s JAMA editorial addresses long-term mortality in NFL football players.

Migraine meds

Research shows migraine and depression medications can be used together safely

Published: Feb 27th, 2018

A study by Dr. Yulia Orlova published in JAMA Neurology supports the safety of combining two medications (triptans and SSRIs or SNRIs) to treat both migraines and depression.

Read the latest MBI e-newsletter

Published: Feb 26th, 2018

The spring edition of The Brainstorm features info on the MBI’s outreach and education endeavors, links to news articles featuring MBI members and more.

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Dr. Okun named recipient of 2018 ASENT Presidential Award

Published: Feb 26th, 2018

Chair of neurology Michael S. Okun, M.D., has been named the recipient of the 2018 American Society for Experimental Neurotherapeutics Presidential Award.