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Historic breakthrough

Published: Dec 17th, 2018

Thirty years ago, an invention by Drs. Frank Bova and William A. Friedman transformed the treatment of brain tumors and other disorders for patients around the world.

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Alzheimer’s disease: The right drug, the right time

Published: Dec 13th, 2018

In the journal Science, MBI leaders Drs. Steven DeKosky and Todd Golde discuss the challenges of developing effective Alzheimer’s therapies and the road ahead.

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MBI deputy director recognized for most-cited works

Published: Dec 13th, 2018

Dr. Steven DeKosky, M.D., was listed among the most influential authors in his field worldwide based on frequency of citations by peers.

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Parkinson’s effect on the primary motor cortex examined

Published: Dec 11th, 2018

A review by Dr. David Vaillancourt, a member of the MBI’s executive committee, was recently featured on the cover of the journal Movement Disorders.

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The evolution of deep brain stimulation

Published: Dec 7th, 2018

Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, M.D., associate professor of neurology, was featured in MedPage Today’s Ask the Expert feature for an in-depth Q&A about deep brain stimulation.


Ketogenic diet late in life may improve cognitive function

Published: Dec 6th, 2018

A new study led by Drs. Sara Burke and Abbi Hernandez showed that implementing a ketogenic diet even late in life may be beneficial for improving cognitive outcomes.

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Long-term study of brain development and child health completes enrollment

Published: Dec 4th, 2018

Led by Drs. Sara Jo Nixon and Linda Cottler, UF is among 21 sites across the country participating in groundbreaking study.


UF-led consortium aims to accelerate Alzheimer’s research and treatment

Published: Nov 29th, 2018

MBI and 1Florida ADRC Director Todd Golde, M.D., Ph.D., shines light on UF’s role in a nationwide initiative to combat the disease and his hopes for the future

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U.S. magistrate judge credits neurosurgery team following brain surgery

Published: Nov 21st, 2018

Learn how neurosurgery chair Dr. Brian Hoh and his team are making an impact, from bench to bedside.

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New study explores use of blood tests for concussion

Published: Nov 7th, 2018

Blood tests measuring physiologic changes could someday be a great tool for neurologists and sports doctors in managing concussion.