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BRAIN Building: Spinal Cord Ischemia & Oxygen Therapy

On Oct. 21, 2021, BRAIN co-hosted a new session of BRAIN Building with the Breathing Research and Therapeutics (BREATHE) Center. Dr. Bruce Spiess, Professor of Anesthesiology and Associate Chair of Research, and Dr. Prodip Bose, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Associate Director of the…

Center Researchers Find Headgear Reduces Concussions

Female high school lacrosse players are significantly less likely to sustain concussions and other injuries if they wear headgear, a landmark study led by University of Florida Health researchers has found.

Center Member Featured on New UF Podcast

Adam Woods, Center member and Associate Director the Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory, scans patient images. Adam Woods, BRAIN Center member and Associate Director the Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory; Todd Golde, Director of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute; and Malú Gámez Tansey, Co-director…

Center Director Featured in Clinical Neurology Update

Center Director Michael Jaffee, M.D. and UF Neurology Chair Michael Okun, M.D. are featured in a recent edition of Clinical Neurology Update, from the NEJM Group. The edition includes a topical update on acute management and the emerging roles of biomarkers for traumatic brain injuries co-authored by Jaffee…

BRAIN Building: PM&R Launch

On August 12, 2021, the UF Brain Injury, Rehabilitation, and Neuroresilience Center and the Breathing Research and Therapeutics Center co-hosted a special BRAIN Building event featuring Dr. Heather Vincent, Director of the UF Health Sports Performance Center, and Dr. Kevin Vincent, founding…

BRAIN Building: Head Impact Technology

On July 26, 2021, the BRAIN Center hosted the return of BRAIN Building with Dr. Lakiesha Williams, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Director of the Tissue Mechanics, Microstructure, & Modeling Lab, and Dr. Jay Clugston, Associate Professor of Community Health and Family Medicine, Team Physician, & Director…

Jay Clugston Awarded SEC Michael L. Slive Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Jay Clugston, Team Physician and BRAIN Steering Committee Member UF Athletic Association Team Physician and BRAIN Steering Committee member Dr. Jay Clugston, along with 13 other members of the Southeastern Conference’s Return to Activity and Medical Guidance Task Force, have been named recipients of the…

Congratulations to Center Member Paramita Chakrabarty

Congratulations to Center Member and Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Paramita Chakrabarty, PhD, who received the Excellence Award recognizing outstanding tenure-track assistant professors. This award from UF’s Department of Academic Affairs is a one-time allocation of $5,000 in support of research. Dr. Chakrabarty was one of only two College of…