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Nobel immunotherapy

2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine: A turning point in the war on cancer

Published: October 4th, 2018

In The Conversation, Dr. Duane Mitchell discusses the importance of Drs. James Allison and Tasuku Honjo’s discoveries in immunotherapy.

LBD Turner

Ted Turner has Lewy body dementia, but what is that?

Published: October 3rd, 2018

In The Conversation, Dr. Melissa Armstrong explains LBD, how it’s diagnosed and current avenues for researching the disease.

PALS

Oct. 8: UF Psychiatry & PALS THRIVE present free screening of Not Alone

Published: October 2nd, 2018

Dec. 7: McKnight Brain Institute 20th Anniversary Celebration

Dec. 7: McKnight Brain Institute 20th Anniversary Celebration

Published: October 2nd, 2018

Dear Colleagues, Please join us on Dec. 7 for our McKnight Brain Institute 20th Anniversary Celebration at the Cade Museum. The celebration will serve as this year’s holiday party and […]

Autism

Oct. 13: Celebrating Autism in the Arts

Published: October 2nd, 2018

STEM-talk

Podcast featuring Dr. Michael Okun covers variety of Parkinson’s disease topics

Published: October 1st, 2018

The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition’s podcast, STEM-Talk, features Michael Okun, M.D., who talks about the complexity and treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

PeCAN Ivanhoe

PeCAN program promotes brain health by reducing surgery and anesthesia risks

Published: September 28th, 2018

Catherine Price, Ph.D., an associate professor of clinical health and psychology and anesthesiology, was featured in a video by Ivanhoe Broadcast News showcasing the Perioperative Cognitive Anesthetic Network program.

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MBI director Dr. Todd Golde discusses use of rodent models to study neurodegenerative disease

Published: September 28th, 2018

Todd Golde, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues from Johns Hopkins and Harvard universities published a review in Nature Neuroscience highlighting the usefulness and limitations of using mouse models to study neurodegenerative diseases.

Biden Summit speech

Dr. Duane Mitchell announces new program at Biden Cancer Summit

Published: September 27th, 2018

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy, announced the UF Health-led Legacy Program in Brain Cancer at the Biden Cancer Summit.

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MBI neuroscientists talk deep brain stimulation at the Cade

Published: September 25th, 2018

DBS pioneers Kelly Foote, M.D., and Michael Okun, M.D., co-directors of the Fixel Center for Neurological Diseases at UF Health, shared their expertise at the Cade Museum.