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Dr. Okun named recipient of 2018 ASENT Presidential Award

Published: February 26th, 2018

Chair of neurology Michael S. Okun, M.D., has been named the recipient of the 2018 American Society for Experimental Neurotherapeutics Presidential Award.

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First MBI Trainee Enhancement Opportunity award winners announced

Published: February 20th, 2018

Congratulations to the first MBI Training Enhancement Opportunity award winners: Abbi Hernandez, Aprinda Indahlastari and Aline C. Oliveira.

Barbara's Dream Fund

Local nonprofit makes gift for dementia research at UF

Published: February 12th, 2018

Barbara Sperrazza was a dietitian and diabetes educator who had the warmest smile and loved to help people. She lost her ability to read, write, speak and eventually swallow due to frontotemporal dementia.

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Why treating addiction with medication should be carefully considered

Published: February 6th, 2018

An article by Dr. Scott Teitelbaum featured in The Conversation discusses the use of medication to treat addiction.

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Feb. 7: Science AAAS webinar – Deciphering neurodegeneration

Published: February 6th, 2018

Join MBI director Dr. Todd Golde at noon Wednesday, Feb. 7 for this Science AAAS webinar.

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Researchers talk Alzheimer’s findings on Reddit

Published: January 29th, 2018

Visit Drs. Todd Golde and Brenda Moore’s Reddit Science AMA from Jan. 31, where they answered questions about the future of Alzheimer’s research.

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Feb. 8: MBI Neuromedicine Scholars – Dr. David Gozal

Published: January 25th, 2018

Dr. Gozal kicks off this new lecture series with a discussion about the neurocognitive consequences of sleep apnea and the lessons learned from animal models and children.

TRACS check

Brain injury program gets creative support

Published: January 25th, 2018

Cindy LaRoe, M.D., had to give up her medical practice and her other passion — cycling — after an accident while racing left her with a traumatic brain injury.

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DBS shows promise for select Tourette patients

Published: January 16th, 2018

New UF-led worldwide registry shows a 45 percent reduction in tics one year after DBS for patients with Tourette syndrome.

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March 15: Luttge Lectureship – Dr. Michela Gallagher

Published: January 11th, 2018

Click here to access a PDF of the flyer for this event, established and sponsored by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation.