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UF Neuro Departments Rank Top 5 in NIH Funding

Neuromedicine and neuroscience research at the University of Florida ranked Top 5 among the nation’s public universities in the 2021 rankings of National Institutes of Health funding published by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, released Feb. 8.

COVID-19 and Risk of Acute Ischemic Stroke in Elderly

A new study published in the journal Neurology analyzing Medicare claims of more than 37,000 patients with COVID-19 and acute ischemic stroke has important clinical implications, according to an accompanying editorial by Alexis Simpkins, M.D., Ph.D., MSCR, FAHA, a clinical assistant professor of neurology in the UF College…

Funding Opportunity

The Brain Injury, Rehabilitation, and Neuroresilience (BRAIN) Center invites proposals supporting our mission to improve understanding of neuroresilience and neural injury and to develop new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies to treat acquired brain injuries.

Promoting Brain Health to Reduce Rates of Alzheimer’s

As a partner in the new Florida Brain Health Consortium, the University of Florida is strategically working to reduce rates of Alzheimer’s disease by focusing on lowering known risk factors such as hypertension, physical inactivity and depression.

UF Researchers Headline Latest Issue of Continuum

Michael Jaffee, M.D., served as guest editor for the December edition of the journal Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology. Jaffee is director of UF’s Brain Injury, Rehabilitation and Neuroresilience Center (BRAIN Center) and vice chair of the department of neurology.

BRAIN Building: Clinical & Preclinical Perspectives on Stroke

Join the UF Brain Injury, Rehabilitation, & Neuroresilience Center for a new BRAIN Building seminar on Thursday, Dec. 9 at 10 am via Zoom. Dr. Anna Y. Khanna, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Stroke Medical Director, and Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Co-Coordinator of the Neuroscience Graduate…

Carolina Maciel Featured on Neurology Minute

Dr. Carolina Maciel was recently featured on the Neurology Minute podcast, where she discussed her article “Neurologic Outcome Prediction in the ICU” from the recent Neurocritical Care issue of Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology. Listen & Subscribe at Neurology Minute.

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…