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1st Rhoton Society Meeting held in Tianjin, China

Published: September 1st, 2018

This summer, the 1st Rhoton Society Meeting was held in Tianjin, China and included more than 800 participants and 20 Rhoton Fellows from several countries and spanning multiple generations.


MBI researchers identify potential strategy to treat Alzheimer’s disease

Published: August 29th, 2018

A mouse-model study led by Drs. Paramita Chakrabarty and Todd Golde describes how their team bioengineered a naturally occurring protein to enable it to bind to amyloid beta protein in the brain.

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Dr. Duane Mitchell discusses glioblastoma in The Conversation

Published: August 27th, 2018

On Saturday, Aug. 25, Sen. John McCain lost his courageous year-plus battle with glioblastoma. Dr. Duane Mitchell discusses the disease and his hope for future research breakthroughs.

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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.


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.