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MBI researchers identify potential strategy to treat Alzheimer’s disease

Published: Aug 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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Harnessing the power of the hub

Published: Aug 22nd, 2018

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

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Research Snapshots: Drs. Abbi Hernandez & Sara Burke

Published: Aug 16th, 2018

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

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Potential alternatives and new perspectives in Alzheimer’s treatments

Published: Jul 6th, 2018

Glenn Smith, Ph.D., ABPP-cn, chair of the department of clinical and health psychology, recently commented on the state of Alzheimer’s disease research in a Citrus County Chronicle feature story.

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Researchers talk Alzheimer’s findings on Reddit

Published: Jan 29th, 2018

Visit Drs. Todd Golde and Brenda Moore’s Reddit Science AMA from Jan. 31, where they answered questions about the future of Alzheimer’s research.

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UF research opens new avenue for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Published: Jan 2nd, 2018

Neuroscientists at UF’s McKnight Brain Institute have validated a potential pathway to halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

A look inside the MBI Neuromedicine Brain Bank

Published: Nov 28th, 2017

Dr. Anthony Yachnis explains the importance of brain donation and how the work done at the McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida Neuromedicine Brain Bank advances research.

MBI researchers find signs of Alzheimer’s pathology in dolphins

Published: Nov 1st, 2017

Autopsy studies of dolphins washed ashore on the beaches of Spain revealed the telltale pathology of Alzheimer’s disease.

Understanding neurodegenerative diseases

Published: Jun 1st, 2016

Edgardo Rodriguez-Lebron, Ph.D., explains how his research is leading to a better understanding of neurodegenerative diseases. His work involves exploring why some neurons are vulnerable to disease and developing gene-based therapeutic […]