close video
Get flash to see this player
insider - College of Medicine News Resource - University of Florida

Neuroscience news at the College of Medicine

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

By • Dec 16th, 2016 • Category: From the Lab, Neuroscience, Psychiatry

Need to quickly look at and recall something like your flight confirmation number? New UF study shines light on the circuits responsible for “working memory.”

Alzheimer’s expert appointed director of McKnight Brain Institute

By • Nov 10th, 2016 • Category: Faculty Recognition, Neuroscience, New Hires/Appointments

Todd Golde, M.D., Ph.D., appointed director of the McKnight Brain Institute.

UF neuroscience study sheds light on effect of methamphetamine on the brain

By • Oct 17th, 2016 • Category: From the Lab, Neuroscience

New hope for treating meth addiction: UF neuroscience study identifies a novel mechanism for how the drug adversely affects the firing pattern of neurons in the brain.

“Bath salt” drug spurs psychosis-like condition in the brain, UF Health study finds

By • Jun 8th, 2016 • Category: From the Lab, Neuroscience, Psychiatry

“Bath salt” drugs can spur psychosis-like condition in the brain, new study finds.

UF Medical Guild competition highlights doctoral student research

By • Apr 26th, 2016 • Category: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Students

Top graduate students from each concentration of the UF College of Medicine Interdisciplinary Program in Biomedical Sciences competed during the 41st annual UF College of Medicine Medical Guild Research Symposium April 4.

Prominent Alzheimer’s disease researcher joins McKnight Brain Institute, department of neurology

By • May 14th, 2015 • Category: Health Outcomes and Policy, Neurology, Neuroscience, New Hires/Appointments, Psychiatry

Prominent Alzheimer’s disease researcher Steven DeKosky has accepted a position as a neurology professor in the College of Medicine and deputy director of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute.

UF researchers receive grant for brain cancer research

By • Apr 22nd, 2015 • Category: Awards, Faculty Recognition, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery

The Florida Center for Brain Tumor Research, or FCBTR, in partnership with Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, ABC2, awarded $350,000 in grants to four researchers, including two from the University of Florida.

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

By • Apr 13th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Neuroscience

The NIH has announced a big data portal to spur Alzheimer’s research — which will include data generated by a team of researchers from UF Health.

Going for the gold

By • Apr 3rd, 2015 • Category: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Students

Top graduate students from each biomedical science interdisciplinary program competed during the 40th annual UF College of Medicine Medical Guild Research Symposium April 1.

Brain Awareness Week at University of Florida features lecture, student events

By • Mar 10th, 2015 • Category: Event, Neuroscience

The University of Florida will host several events for Brain Awareness Week, a worldwide event that aims to increase public awareness about the progress and benefits of brain research.