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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.

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UF neurosurgery and neurology departments team up for interdisciplinary NIH grant

Published: Nov 7th, 2018

Five-year National Institutes of Health Research Education Program, or R25, grant supports residents’ research education activities and academic career development.


MBI Director Dr. Todd Golde discusses dementia

Published: Oct 26th, 2018

Following Sandra Day O’Connor’s announcement of her dementia, and possibly Alzheimer’s, diagnosis, Dr. Todd Golde explains a dementia diagnosis, current treatments and his hope for the future.

Dementia with Lewy bodies study examines end-of-life experiences

Published: Oct 12th, 2018

Melissa Armstrong, M.D., an assistant professor of neurology, partnered with the Lewy Body Dementia Association to survey the families of patients who had dementia with Lewy bodies.


ICBR’s Cytometry Core merges with MBI’s Cell & Tissue Analysis Core

Published: Oct 5th, 2018

Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research and MBI leadership recognized an opportunity to provide even more services to drive research. The transition is underway and will take several months.

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Ted Turner has Lewy body dementia, but what is that?

Published: Oct 3rd, 2018

In The Conversation, Dr. Melissa Armstrong explains LBD, how it’s diagnosed and current avenues for researching the disease.


Podcast featuring Dr. Michael Okun covers variety of Parkinson’s disease topics

Published: Oct 1st, 2018

The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition’s podcast, STEM-Talk, features Michael Okun, M.D., who talks about the complexity and treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

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PeCAN program promotes brain health by reducing surgery and anesthesia risks

Published: Sep 28th, 2018

Catherine Price, Ph.D., an associate professor of clinical health and psychology and anesthesiology, was featured in a video by Ivanhoe Broadcast News showcasing the Perioperative Cognitive Anesthetic Network program.

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MBI director Dr. Todd Golde discusses use of rodent models to study neurodegenerative disease

Published: Sep 28th, 2018

Todd Golde, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues from Johns Hopkins and Harvard universities published a review in Nature Neuroscience highlighting the usefulness and limitations of using mouse models to study neurodegenerative diseases.

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MBI neuroscientists talk deep brain stimulation at the Cade

Published: Sep 25th, 2018

DBS pioneers Kelly Foote, M.D., and Michael Okun, M.D., co-directors of the Fixel Center for Neurological Diseases at UF Health, shared their expertise at the Cade Museum.