Dr. Cara Croft awarded prestigious five-year fellowship supporting a collaborative UF-University College London project.
Dr. Paramita Chakrabarty appointed as member of the Neuroscience of Aging Review Committee.
Award will jumpstart new Parkinson’s disease research projects.
A team led by Cara Croft, Ph.D., has demonstrated a novel method to model Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease pathologies and seek potential therapeutic targets. Learn more:
Neuroscientists at UF's McKnight Brain Institute have validated a potential pathway to halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
Chronic neurological diseases — Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Huntington’s disease, neuromuscular disease, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy, to mention only a few — afflict millions of Americans worldwide and account for tremendous morbidity and mortality. Furthermore, age is the largest risk factor for many…