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Addiction expert discusses football player’s road to recovery

Published: Sep 19th, 2018

Anthony Russell, M.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, was included in a WUFT feature highlighting a former football player’s struggle with addiction that led him to the UF Health Florida Recovery Center.


Research Snapshots: Drs. Sara Jo Nixon & Linda Cottler

Published: Sep 18th, 2018

UF is part of the largest long-term study of brain development and health in children.

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Research Snapshots: Drs. Ashok Kumar & Thomas Foster

Published: Aug 24th, 2018

The relationship between brain inflammation, long-term potentiation and aging.


Dr. Frank Bova earns Edith Quimby Lifetime Achievement Award

Published: Aug 17th, 2018

Read the American Association of Physicists in Medicine press release and Gainesville Sun article about the award, which recognizes Dr. Frank Bova’s lifetime of outstanding contributions to medical physics.

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Research Snapshots: Drs. Abbi Hernandez & Sara Burke

Published: Aug 16th, 2018

The vulnerability of particular brain regions in old age that are important for problem-solving and reasoning.


Examining the link between contact sports and neurological disease

Published: Aug 13th, 2018

Steven DeKosky, M.D., professor of neurology and deputy director of the McKnight Brain Institute, was recently featured in a story published by the American Academy of Neurology’s Brain & Life magazine revisiting the paper he co-authored with Dr. Bennet Omalu about CTE.

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Dr. Michael Okun discusses living with Parkinson’s

Published: Aug 8th, 2018

Following Alan Alda’s announcement that he has Parkinson’s, Dr. Michael Okun explains in an article for The Conversation that it’s a livable disease, but there’s a critical shortage of doctors to treat it.


MBI member plays key role in spine center launch

Published: Aug 8th, 2018

Daniel Hoh, M.D., associate professor of neurosurgery, was featured in stories by WCJB TV20 and The Independent Florida Alligator about the new UF Health Comprehensive Spine Center.

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Reaction to Alan Alda revealing he has Parkinson’s disease

Published: Jul 31st, 2018

Michael Okun, M.D., neurology chair and medical director of the National Parkinson’s Foundation, comments on actor Alan Alda revealing that he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease three-and-a-half years ago in USA Today and the New York Daily News.

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Panel discusses mental illness stigma facing minorities

Published: Jul 27th, 2018

Andres Pumariega, M.D., chief of child and adolescent psychiatry, participated in a National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month town hall discussion covered by The Gainesville Sun.