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March 21, 2018: Brain Awareness Lecture

Published: March 20th, 2018

At 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, the Rhoton Lecture Series continues at the Cade Museum with a celebration of “neurosurgical giant” Albert Rhoton, M.D. who served as University of Florida […]


See highlights from the MBI’s Brain Awareness Week Homeschool Day

Published: March 16th, 2018

UF Neuroscience students led brain tricks, taste tests and art projects with local homeschool students.


Dr. James Wymer discusses ALS

Published: March 16th, 2018

Following legendary physicist Stephen Hawking’s passing after battling ALS for more than 50 years, Dr. James Wymer discusses this unforgiving disease.


See photos from February’s MBI Research Evening

Published: March 10th, 2018

Twenty-four researchers from 12 departments across campus showcased their favorite image from research being conducted at their respective laboratories during February’s MBI Research Evening.

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Celebrate Brain Awareness Week, March 12-18, 2018

Published: March 9th, 2018

Join the McKnight Brain Institute and the UF neuroscience community for several events during Brain Awareness Week, March 12-18.

Dr. Teitelbaum earns ASAM’s Annual Award

Dr. Teitelbaum earns ASAM’s Annual Award

Published: March 7th, 2018

The American Society of Addiction Medicine named Scott Teitelbaum, M.D., UF Health Florida Recovery Center medical director, winner of its prestigious award.

Sleep deprivation

Why are we so sleep deprived, and why does it matter?

Published: March 7th, 2018

Dr. Michael Jaffee’s article in The Conversation addresses the prevalence of sleep deprivation in America and how it affects our brains.


MBI members’ commentary on NFL mortality study featured in JAMA issue

Published: March 1st, 2018

Drs. DeKosky, Jaffee and Bauer’s JAMA editorial addresses long-term mortality in NFL football players.

Migraine meds

Research shows migraine and depression medications can be used together safely

Published: February 27th, 2018

A study by Dr. Yulia Orlova published in JAMA Neurology supports the safety of combining two medications (triptans and SSRIs or SNRIs) to treat both migraines and depression.

Read the latest MBI e-newsletter

Published: February 26th, 2018

The spring edition of The Brainstorm features info on the MBI’s outreach and education endeavors, links to news articles featuring MBI members and more.