MBI-slider Preeminent Recruitment and the Top 10 Initiative

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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A mind-blowing experience for middle school visitors

December 9, 2014

This fall, 80 visiting eighth-graders from Kanapaha Middle School received a special tour of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida.

UF researchers use plants to study new ways of delivering drugs for pulmonary hypertension

October 14, 2014

UF researchers are using the leaves of plants to study new ways to deliver drugs that treat pulmonary hypertension, a disease with few treatment options, according to a study published online in the...

Mentors of University of Florida doctors receive major award for Parkinson's research

September 8, 2014

The mentors of two University of Florida Health physicians have received the Lasker Foundation’s Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for their pioneering work in deep brain stimulation,...

Your body’s secret weapon(itself)

June 12, 2014

It all started with a  book.

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UF Health Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration recognized for Tourette effort

Oct 22nd, 2014

A group of university medical centers that includes the University of Florida has received national recognition for research and medical care focusing on Tourette syndrome.

Drs. Doty and Golde appointed to Alzheimer’s Disease Research Grant Advisory Board

Oct 20th, 2014

The Advisory Board is a component of the new Ed & Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program and will assist in the effort to fund research leading to the prevention […]

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