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.
The vulnerability of particular brain regions in old age that are important for problem-solving and reasoning.
The relationship between brain inflammation, long-term potentiation and aging.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Catherine Price, Ph.D., an associate professor of clinical health and psychology and anesthesiology, was recently featured in The Gainesville Sun in a feature highlighting the benefits of the new PeCAN program.