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Dr. Yulia Orlova explains how a new migraine drug works

Published: May 26th, 2018

Pain from migraine headaches is a major cause of disability. In The Conversation, Dr. Yulia Orlova explains how a new drug could prevent them.

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HIV lies dormant in brain, increasing risk of dementia, but how?

Published: May 23rd, 2018

MBI researcher Doug Miller discusses why people with HIV are more likely to develop neurological diseases and addiction in The Conversation.

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Experts discuss opioid treatments

Published: May 21st, 2018

Jason Hunt, M.D., assistant professor of addiction medicine, was featured in The Gainesville Sun following his appearance on a panel discussing opioid treatments.

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Brain activity alternates while walking

Published: May 14th, 2018

Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, M.D., associate professor of neurology, provided his expertise in an article in Inside Science.

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Fixel Center clinic earns CurePSP designation

Published: May 10th, 2018

The UF Progressive Supranuclear Palsy & Atypical Parkinsonism Clinic was designated the first CurePSP Center of Care in Florida.

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Nobel Prize winner headlines UF Circadian Symposium

Published: May 10th, 2018

The MBI is co-sponsored May 11’s UF Circadian Symposium, which featured keynote speaker Dr. Michael W. Young, 2017 Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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May 18: Community Health and Wellness Expo

Published: May 8th, 2018

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May 14: Chipotle fundraiser for Facial Pain Research Foundation

Published: May 6th, 2018

All funds raised from this event by the Facial Pain Research Foundation will benefit projects at the McKnight Brain Institute.

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New technique could bring earlier diagnoses for muscular dystrophy, ALS

Published: May 4th, 2018

A new blood test could reveal the genetic roots of muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other disorders caused by the expansion of DNA repeats.

Dr. Jamie Smolen addresses the U.S. drinking problem

Published: April 30th, 2018

Following a recent VA nomination and subsequent withdrawal, alcohol abuse became a part of the national conversation. Read Dr. Smolen’s article in The Conversation on the topic.