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Small changes to football practices can yield large reduction in head impacts

Published: August 24th, 2018

New research led by MBI member Dr. Jay Clugston recorded the number of head impacts during Gator football practices.

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Research Snapshots: Drs. Ashok Kumar & Thomas Foster

Published: August 24th, 2018

The relationship between brain inflammation, long-term potentiation and aging.

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Harnessing the power of the hub

Published: August 22nd, 2018

MBI members discuss how the service and science hub specialty care model is working at the Fixel Center.

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Dr. Frank Bova earns Edith Quimby Lifetime Achievement Award

Published: August 17th, 2018

Read the American Association of Physicists in Medicine press release and Gainesville Sun article about the award, which recognizes Dr. Frank Bova’s lifetime of outstanding contributions to medical physics.

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Research Snapshots: Drs. Abbi Hernandez & Sara Burke

Published: August 16th, 2018

The vulnerability of particular brain regions in old age that are important for problem-solving and reasoning.

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Sept. 12: UF Eye Opener Discovery Breakfast with Dr. Todd Golde

Published: August 15th, 2018

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Summer fun with a purpose

Published: August 15th, 2018

Camp led by MBI members helps kids with OCD and anxiety, advances research.

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Examining the link between contact sports and neurological disease

Published: August 13th, 2018

Steven DeKosky, M.D., professor of neurology and deputy director of the McKnight Brain Institute, was recently featured in a story published by the American Academy of Neurology’s Brain & Life magazine revisiting the paper he co-authored with Dr. Bennet Omalu about CTE.

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Dr. Melissa Armstrong leads development of new disorders of consciousness guidelines

Published: August 10th, 2018

Melissa Armstrong, M.D., M.Sc., was senior author on a new guideline highlighting the importance of an accurate diagnosis and proper care for those in vegetative and minimally conscious states.

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Sept. 27-29, 2018: 1st Annual Southeastern Neurodegenerative Disease Conference

Published: August 8th, 2018

Abstract submissions will open in March 2018.