Golde Lab

doctors Todd Golde and Cara Croft collaborate with trainees in the lab.

Our Research

Dr. Golde’s laboratory conducts disease oriented research with a specific, but not exclusive, focus on neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and Parkinson Disease (PD). Our basic road map for this research is to try and understand the disease; create models that mimic aspects of the disease process in a time course that is amenable to study; identify targets for intervention; and opportunistically develop and evaluate therapies that might alter the disease course. We are a highly collaborative laboratory and believe in leveraging our infrastructure with respect to disease models, knowledge and technologies to help others move their research forward.

Focus Areas

  • Alzheimer’s Disease/Dementia
  • Cognitive Aging
  • Gene Therapy
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Pain Response/Management

Ongoing Projects

(2018-2020) NIA

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Recent News

Alzheimer’s researchers featured on UF podcast

Drs. Todd Golde, Malú Tansey and Adam Woods discuss Alzheimer’s research for new UF podcast, “From Florida.”

Research Snapshot: Drs. Cara Croft and Todd Golde

Preclinical study shows potential to reverse pathological tau formations.

MBI directors discuss Alzheimer’s research and care

View a recording of Drs. Todd Golde and Steven DeKosky’s UF Health Webinar.

Doctoral student training program in movement disorders research receives renewal

The program trains doctoral students to become independent researchers in Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, tremor and ataxia.

Join the Lab

We are always looking for talented Postdocs to join our team. Please contact Dr. Golde's to see if positions are available.

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Lab Members

Todd E Golde
Department: MD-NEUROSCIENCE-GENERAL

Todd E Golde

Professor, Director McKnight Brain Institute
Phone: (352) 273-9456
Cara L Croft
Department: MD-NEUROSCIENCE-GENERAL

Cara L Croft

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Phone: (352) 273-9691