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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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.

For older drivers, study finds, one drink may be one too many

March 6, 2014

You may have only had one glass of wine with dinner, but if you’re 55 or older, that single serving may hit you hard enough to make you a dangerous driver.

MBI Announcements

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 […]

Therapeutic Discovery and Translation Grant Awardees

Feb 28th, 2014

The McKnight Brain Institute is pleased to congratulate our 2014 Therapeutic Discovery and Translation Grant Awardees The MBI Therapeutic Discovery and Translation Grants were established to support translational studies in […]

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Feb 26th, 2014

Luttge Lectureship Seminars

Feb 26th, 2014

Sponsored by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation.   Dr. Steven DeKosky, guest speaker for the Luttge Lectureship Seminar on Monday, March 10th.

MBI Neuroimaging Pilot Grant Awardees

Feb 25th, 2014

The McKnight Brain Institute is pleased to congratulate our 2014 Neuroimaging Pilot Grant Awardees The MBI Neuroimaging Pilot Grants were established to support pilot studies using the AMRIS facility or […]

2014 MBI Fellowship Awardees

Feb 21st, 2014

The McKnight Brain Institute is pleased to congratulate our 2014 Fellowship Awardees The MBI Fellowships were established to support students and fellows conducting neuroscience and brain-related research in MBI affiliated […]

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