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UF is recruiting preeminent neuroscientists in the effort to make UF one of the top 10 public universities in the US.

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Wells Foundation Gift Enables UF to Speed Brain Tumor Remedies

A $10 million gift from the Lillian S. Wells Foundation will help medical scientists better understand the causes of brain tumors.

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Restricting Calories Reduces Age-Related Nerve Damages

Damage caused by unstable chemical species to nerves outside the brain and spinal cord was reduced when mice had a lifelong reduced-calorie diet.

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Your body’s secret weapon(itself)

June 12, 2014

It all started with a  book.

Risky business: Research could improve understanding of risky behavior, addiction

April 17, 2014

It follows logically: If you are unable to predict how a decision might affect your life, your decisions may be more impulsive.

Researchers testing gene therapy to thwart effects of multiple sclerosis

March 27, 2014

In patients with multiple sclerosis, the body turns on itself, launching an immune system attack that destroys the coating around nerve fibers in the central nervous system, leaving them exposed like...

UF researchers find a lobster’s sense of smell may hold the key to better electronic sensors

March 17, 2014

Could lobsters help protect soldiers someday? A team of University of Florida researchers says they might.

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Jun 13th, 2014

Friedmam Department of Neurosurgery – 2014 Endeavors

Jun 6th, 2014

University of Florida Health and the UF department of Neurosurgery are continually seeking ways to improve patient quality and safety as well as access to advanced health care…

Beroe comb jelly Unique floating lab showcases ‘aliens of the sea’

Apr 29th, 2014

University of Florida neurobiologist Leonid Moroz is on a quest to decode the genomic blueprints of fragile marine life.

Inside the Science of Deep Brain Stimulation

Apr 28th, 2014

Drs. Foote and Okun are at the forefront of the DBS field, refining operating techniques and establishing a rigorous standard of care that attracts patients from around the country and […]

Congratulations to Dr. Todd Golde, Recipient of the 2014 COM Basic Science Research Award

Apr 15th, 2014

Each year the College of Medicine presents the Clinical and Basic Science Research awards to two faculty members for outstanding achievement, research discovery, and productivity.  The Clinical Research Award is […]

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