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MBI Inter-institutional Meeting 2019

How to prevent cognitive decline in aging

Expert neuroscientists studying age-related memory loss at all four McKnight Brain Institutes came together in Gainesville for the 11th annual meeting.

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June 10, 2019
Collaborators from the Fixel Institute and MBI will pilot a novel, low-cost intervention to improve Parkinson’s symptoms.
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June 3, 2019
In the journal JAMA Neurology, Dr. Michael Okun discusses the challenge of selecting an appropriate DBS system for an individual patient.
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May 17, 2019
Dr. James Wymer among national team of researchers to identify novel pathway for potential treatment of the disfiguring condition, neurofibromatosis…

Researchers In the spotlight

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Dr. Laura Ranum is featured in Florida GATOR Magazine's Spring 2019 edition alongside some of UF's top neuroscientists.
The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition's podcast, STEM-Talk, features Dr. Duane Mitchell, who discusses the battle to treat aggressive brain…
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Learn about a family's story of love, perseverance and hope and how Dr. Maryam Rahman helped provide comfort.


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UF Med GUild


Application deadline: June 28
Each year, the University of Florida Medical Guild awards grants to area nonprofit organizations for community-based special projects directly related to wellness or patient care. The application process is now open until June 28.

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