Neurotechnology Core

Optimization of current technology and development of next generation technology that can enhance the prevention, detection, etiology, assessment, treatment, and recovery from brain injury. Technologies may include imaging, biomarkers, preventive equipment, physiological measurements, and monitors.

Researcher/Clinician NameTitleDepartmentSpecialties
Joe AbisambraJose Abisambra, PhDAssociate Professor Of Neuroscience and CTRND, Deputy Director of the BRAIN Center, Assistant Dean For Health Care Excellence, Community and BelongingDepartment of NeuroscienceMolecular mechanisms linking tau and ER dysfunction with neurodegeneration
BoseProdip Bose, MD, PhDProfessor, Director of the MRI and Translational Neurotrauma Rehabilitation Laboratory at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, and Associate Director of the Brain Rehabilitation Research CenterDepartment of NeurologySpasticity after TBI/SCI
Candelario_JalilEduardo Candelario-Jalil, PhDAssociate Professor and Co-Coordinator Neuroscience Graduate ProgramDepartment of NeuroscienceAdvanced MRI and stroke, neuroinflammation, protective and preventive measures of cerebrovascular disorders
ChakrabartyParamita Chakrabarty, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of NeuroscienceImmunobiotherapies for Alzheimer's disease and other tauopathies / synucleinopathies
ChandranVijayendran Chandran, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of PediatricsPeripheral and central nervous system regeneration
ClarkDavid Clark, ScDProfessorDepartment of Aging & Geriatric ResearchEnhancing walking function in people with neurological impairments, Impact of age on functional outcomes post-injury
daleErica Dale, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Physiology and Functional GenomicsSpinal stimulation-induced phrenic motor plasticity; neurostimulation and functional recovery of breathing capacity after spinal injury
DeKoskySteven DeKosky, MDProfessor & Deputy Director of the McKnight Brain InstituteDepartment of NeurologyAlzheimer's disease and dementia associated with traumatic brain injury
JanickJanak Gaire, PhDResearch Assistant Scientist
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringMammalian regeneration and fibrosis; Biological response to biomedical implants, including neural implants
JudyJack Judy, PhDProfessor and Director of the Nanoscience Institute for Medical and Engineering TechnologyNanoscience Institute for Medical and Engineering TechnologyAdvanced neural-interface technology and systems, autonomic neuroengineering; neuroprosthetics
missing photoJada Lewis, PhDProfessor and Co-Deputy Director of the McKnight Brain InstituteDepartment of NeurosciencePathology of neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, frontotemporal dementia and ALS
LiuAndrew C Liu, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Physiology and Functional GenomicsCircadian rhythms in mammals
mitchell Gordon Mitchell, PhDPreeminence Professor and Director of the UF BREATHE CenterDepartment of Physical TherapyIntermittent hypoxia induced respiratory plasticity, therapeutic intermittent hypoxia in spinal injury and ALS
NadeauStephen E Nadeau, MDProfessorDepartment of NeurologyApplication of parallel distributed processing theory to understand the neural basis of cognitive function and its breakdown with brain injury, rehabilitation strategies
OttoKevin Otto, PhDProfessor & Senior Associate ChairDepartment of Biomedical EngineeringNeural interfaces, multi-channel implantable micro devices for neural stimulation, autonomic neuroengineering; neuroprosthetics; spinal/epidural stimulation
OweissKarim Oweiss, PhDProfessorDepartment of Biomedical EngineeringNeuroengineering, cortical compensation for SCI; neural interface design to restore, augment or repair lost sensorimotor function
PrincipeJose Principe, PhDDistinguished ProfessorDepartment of Electrical and Computer EngineeringNeural networks, digital signal processing, brain machine interfaces
ReynoldsBrent A Reynolds, PhDProfessorDepartment of NeurosurgeryNeural stem cells, development of stem cell-specific assays
SchmidtChristine Schmidt, PhDProfessorDepartment of Biomedical EngineeringNeuroregeneration after peripheral or spinal cord injury
VahdatShahab Vahdat, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Applied Physiology & KinesiologyImaging SCI and stroke in human and rodent models
VaillancourtDavid Vaillancourt, PhDProfessor & ChairDepartment of Applied Physiology and KinesiologyBrain regulation of movement with focus on voluntary and involuntary motor disorders
L WilliamsLakeisha Williams, PhDProfessor and Associate Chair for Graduate StudiesDepartment of Biomedical EngineeringTraumatic brain injury, soft tissue mechanics, bio-inspired design & materials characterization
WoodsAdam Woods, PhDAssociate Dean for Research; Co-Director of the Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory (CAM), and ProfessorDepartment of Clinical and Health PsychologyCognitive function in aging humans, noninvasive brain stimulation and imaging
YangZhihui Yang, PhDResearch Assistant Professor and Associate Director of NNBRDepartment of Emergency MedicineTauopathies, traumatic brain injury