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Study shows how fat fuels cells in brain tumors

Published: October 23rd, 2018

A new study led by Loic Deleyrolle, Ph.D., an assistant professor of neurosurgery, has implications for advancing new metabolic therapies for glioblastoma, the deadliest form of brain cancer.


Article examines nusinersen benefits in forms of spinal muscular atrophy

Published: October 18th, 2018

A new article examining data from clinical trials led by Melissa Armstrong, M.D., an assistant professor of neurology, shows that nusinersen treatment benefits certain patients with spinal muscular atrophy.

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Oct. 20: 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Published: October 18th, 2018

Oct. 19: Fall 2018 Invited Speaker – Targeted PET-MR imaging of novel biomarkers

Published: October 18th, 2018

Stem cells could clear path for immunotherapy in brain cancer

Published: October 18th, 2018

A new discovery led by Dr. Catherine Flores using stem cells to overcome resistance to immunotherapy drugs may open the door to more effective treatment for brain cancer.

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Research Snapshots: Jolie Barter & Dr. Thomas Foster

Published: October 16th, 2018

The role of epigenetics in the process of brain aging and cognitive decline.

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Three neurology faculty members honored with professorships

Published: October 12th, 2018

The seventh annual 2018 Celebrating Distinction event honored faculty named to endowed professorships, chairs.

Dementia with Lewy bodies study examines end-of-life experiences

Published: October 12th, 2018

Melissa Armstrong, M.D., an assistant professor of neurology, partnered with the Lewy Body Dementia Association to survey the families of patients who had dementia with Lewy bodies.


Challenges in defining inappropriate medication use in Parkinson’s dementia

Published: October 10th, 2018

In a recent editorial in JAMA Neurology, a group of neurologists at at The Fixel Center for Neurological Diseases at UF Health discuss medication trends for Parkinson’s disease dementia.


eNeuro highlights study by UF Center for Addiction Research & Education researchers

Published: October 5th, 2018

Addiction research led by Drs. Caitlin Orsini and Marcelo Febo, was recently chosen as a Research Highlight in the journal eNeuro.