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Panel discusses mental illness stigma facing minorities

Published: July 27th, 2018

Andres Pumariega, M.D., chief of child and adolescent psychiatry, participated in a National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month town hall discussion covered by The Gainesville Sun.


Aug. 1: Springhill Community Open House

Published: July 25th, 2018


PeCAN program assesses cognition pre- and post-surgery

Published: July 25th, 2018

Catherine Price, Ph.D., an associate professor of clinical health and psychology and anesthesiology, was recently featured in The Gainesville Sun in a feature highlighting the benefits of the new PeCAN program.

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Learning beyond the lab

Published: July 25th, 2018

The MBI’s Trainee Enhancement Opportunities program offers new opportunities for neuroscience trainees to get unique career-building experiences outside of the lab.

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July 26: Town Hall Q&A – National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Published: July 23rd, 2018

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Follow the McKnight Brain Institute on social media

Published: July 20th, 2018

Check out the newly launched official McKnight Brain Institute social media accounts, a great source for news coming out of the MBI.


July 20 & 21: Seeing Through Stroke

Published: July 20th, 2018

MBI members are among the panelists for Seeing Through Stroke, a discussion about the intersection of stroke and art at the Harn Museum.

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Dr. Steven DeKosky discusses Alzheimer’s diagnostics

Published: July 19th, 2018

Bill Gates recently invested in a venture fund to improve diagnostic testing for Alzheimer’s. Steven DeKosky, M.D., discusses the importance of an early diagnosis for patients and researchers.

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Suspected link between Parkinson’s and diabetes

Published: July 16th, 2018

Michael Okun, M.D., UF neurology chair and medical director of the National Parkinson’s Foundation, recently commented in a news story released by South Africa’s health24 on the link between diabetes and Parkinson’s disease.

MBI Newsletter

Read the summer MBI e-newsletter

Published: July 10th, 2018

The summer edition of The Brainstorm recaps our spring Brain Awareness Week activities, highlights researchers in the news and more.