How aging influences the brain’s cellular and molecular machinery

Jennifer L. Bizon, Ph.D., a professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of neuroscience at the McKnight Brain Institute, discusses her research on understanding brain mechanisms responsible for cognitive […]

Determining the neurobiology of age-related memory loss

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.

Understanding the neural mechanisms of cognitive aging

Adam Woods, Ph.D., an assistant professor and assistant program director for UF’s Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory in the MBI, discusses his research using cutting-edge neuroscience methods to investigate the […]

Unlocking brain aneurysm

Brian Hoh, M.D., associate chair of neurosurgery and chief of the division of cerebrovascular surgery, discusses his research on the biologic mechanisms of brain aneurysm formation and rupture.

Dr. Michael Okun Advocacy in dysphagia management: A neurologist’s perspective

Physicians play a critical role in dysphagia management, even though swallowing may not have been included in their medical training. This installment of the podcast Down the Hatch, hosted by UF speech […]

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Photo of the Gray Team How a Team of Elite Doctors Changed the Military’s Stance on Brain Trauma

Michael Jaffee, M.D., (far left) vice chair of the UF Department of Neurology in the McKnight Brain Institute, served on the U.S. military’s Gray Team, which was featured on National Public Radio […]

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“Working memory” decline in normal aging linked to loss of specific receptor

December 16, 2016

University of Florida researchers have identified a subtype of a specific receptor in the brain that is critical for “working memory,” or the ability to hold information in mind for a short time...

Dr. Todd Golde appointed director of McKnight Brain Institute

November 10, 2016

Todd E. Golde, M.D., Ph.D., an internationally known expert in the scientific understanding of Alzheimer’s disease, has been appointed executive director of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight...

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Laura Ranum selected as AAAS fellow

Laura P.W. Ranum, Ph.D., director of the UF Center for NeuroGenetics, has been named a fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The honor recognizes those who […]

Sara Burke to receive APA award

Sara N. Burke, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of neuroscience, has been selected as a recipient of the 2017 American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award in the area […]

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