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Michael Jaffee, M.D.

Even presidential candidates need sleep

Published: August 4th, 2016

Sleep is essential for good executive functioning and good general health. So how do candidates keep up the grueling demands of their schedules? Michael S. Jaffee, M.D., vice chair of UF’s […]

UF Health Neuromedicine ranked 21st nationally

Published: August 4th, 2016

UF Health Neuromedicine climbed 19 spots from last year to 21st in the country, according to the 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report adult specialty rankings of the nation’s hospitals. […]

National MagLab hosts coil-building workshop at MBI

Published: June 23rd, 2016

The National MagLab site at the McKnight Brain Institute hosted five scientists from across North America in June to teach the theory and practice of radio frequency (RF) coils. RF […]

Dr. Michael Okun

What is the link between Parkinson’s and Ali’s death?

Published: June 7th, 2016

While Muhammad Ali knocked out a slew of boxing greats inside the ring, his toughest battle was that against Parkinson’s disease. Michael Okun, M.D., chair of the UF Department of Neurology […]

Neuroscience interns present their research

Published: June 1st, 2016

Please join us as the first cohort of the Summer Neuroscience Internship Program “SNIP” students present their research. Thursday, Aug. 4 Noon-2 pm LG-110A/B McKnight Brain Institute  

New UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital to open in 2018

Published: June 1st, 2016

Two new hospitals –  the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital and the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital – are currently under construction and set to become the Southeast’s most advanced center for […]

Understanding neurodegenerative diseases

Published: June 1st, 2016

Edgardo Rodriguez-Lebron, Ph.D., explains how his research is leading to a better understanding of neurodegenerative diseases. His work involves exploring why some neurons are vulnerable to disease and developing gene-based therapeutic […]

Immunotherapy for brain cancer

Published: June 1st, 2016

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy and director of the UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program in the MBI, discusses his research […]

Habibeh Khoshbouei

Studying the cell biology of drug addiction

Published: May 31st, 2016

    Habibeh Khoshbouei, Pharm.D., Ph.D., associate professor of neuroscience in the MBI, explains her research into dopamine, a neurotransmitter involved in many brain-related functions.

MBI hosts new McKnight Neuromedicine Scholars Speaker Series

Published: May 2nd, 2016

The Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida has launched a new speaker series as both a training opportunity and a venue to showcase the […]