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UF project to improve Floridians’ access to brain injury resources

With support from a Traumatic Brain Injury State Partnership grant, a University of Florida team in collaboration with Brain Injury Florida is working to improve access to services and resources for Floridians living with the effects of a traumatic brain injury or other acquired brain injury, such as aneurysms, strokes and…

Brain Trust

A cycling accident. The loss of a beloved grandmother. A career-ending sports injury. These University of Florida researchers are united by deeply personal experiences that motivate them to understand the brain — and make it work better amid disease or injury.

Center Director Appointed to BIAA Board of Directors

Dr. Michael Jaffee, MD, Chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida and Director of the UF BRAIN Center, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA). His appointment underscores his dedication to improving the lives of individuals affected…

Center Members Lead National Trial

Center member Drs. Katharina Busl, Carolina Maciel, and Brian Hoh, along with Dr. Cameron Smith, are leading a national trial to alleviate headache from subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Mike Jaffee Featured on Brain&Life Podcast

Dr. Mike Jaffee, center director, was recently featured on the Brain&Life Podcast. In the episode, Dr. Jaffee discusses the different types of concussions and traumatic brain injuries along with the typical progression of symptoms and various treatment protocols. Listen to the episode below or through the Brain&Life podcast website.

BRAIN Building: Gunduz & Burgess

Help kick off Brain Awareness Week on Monday, March 6th at 12:00 pm in the DeWeese Auditorium (MBI LG-101A). Dr. Aysegul Gunduz, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Fixel Brain Mapping Professor, and Ava Burgess, Graduate Research Assistant in the Brain Mapping Laboratory, will discuss their experiences with traumatic brain…

Rus Bauer Receives Lifetime Service Award

Rus Bauer Center Steering Committee member, Russel Bauer, PhD, ABPP-CN, was recently awarded the International Neuropsychological Society’s Lifetime Service Award. Professor Emeritus in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Dr. Bauer has acted as primary mentor for over 40 doctoral students over the course of his career and had…