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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 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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Research Snapshots: Drs. Ashok Kumar & Thomas Foster

Published: Aug 24th, 2018

The relationship between brain inflammation, long-term potentiation and aging.

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HIV lies dormant in brain, increasing risk of dementia, but how?

Published: May 23rd, 2018

MBI researcher Doug Miller discusses why people with HIV are more likely to develop neurological diseases and addiction in The Conversation.

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Researchers identify drug therapy that could decrease rewarding effect of meth

Published: Dec 20th, 2017

Neuroscientists at UF’s McKnight Brain Institute have identified a novel way to preventively decrease the reward effects of methamphetamine on the brain using on-the-market medicines

Brain Awareness Week March 13-16

Published: Mar 1st, 2017

Brain Awareness Week 2017 kicks off March 13 with the fifth annual William G. Luttge Lectureship in Neuroscience, sponsored by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation. This year’s speaker is James […]

Determining the neurobiology of age-related memory loss

Published: Dec 5th, 2016

Sara N. Burke., Ph.D., an assistant professor in the UF department of neuroscience in the MBI, is studying the neurobiology of age-related memory loss.