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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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Dementia researcher appointed chair of clinical and health psychology

April 13, 2015

Glenn E. Smith, Ph.D., an internationally recognized neuropsychologist and dementia researcher, has been named the Elizabeth Faulk Professor and chair of the department of clinical and health...

“Big data” database aims to speed up Alzheimer’s research with input from UF Health scientist

April 13, 2015

Call it open-source science: To tackle a disease as complex as Alzheimer’s, UF Health researchers have become part of a group that will allow scientists worldwide to access vast amounts of...

Brain tumor growth can be slowed, new study suggests

April 2, 2015

For most patients with a common brain tumor, the outlook is grim. Aggressive and stubborn, glioblastoma is hard to wipe out with surgery, radiation or chemotherapy.