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, Assistant Dean of Diversity & Health EquityDepartment of NeuroscienceMolecular mechanisms linking tau and ER dysfunction with neurodegeneration
BoseProdip Bose, MD, PhDProfessor & DirectorDepartment 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, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of NeuroscienceImmunobiotherapies for Alzheimer's disease and other tauopathies / synucleinopathies
ChandranVijayendran Chandran, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of PediatricsPeripheral and central nervous system regeneration
ClarkDavid Clark, ScDAssociate ProfessorDepartment 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
DoreSylvain Doré, PhD, FAHAProfessor and Director of Anesthesiology Research ProgramsDepartment of AnesthesiologyMechanisms limiting neuronal dysfunction associated with ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, traumatic brain injury, aging, and Alzheimer's disease
Gonzalez-RothiElisa Gonzalez-Rothi, DPT, PhDResearch Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Physical TherapyRespiratory plasticity induced by neurostimulation and intermittent hypoxia; spinal cord injury; sleep apnea & pathogenic intermittent hypoxia after SCI
JudyJack Judy, PhDProfessor and Director of NIMETNanoscience 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
PrincipeJosé 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
WangKevin K Wang PhDResearch ProfessorDepartment of Emergency MedicineTauopathies, cell-based tauopathy models, traumatic brain injury
L WilliamsLakeisha Williams, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Biomedical EngineeringTraumatic brain injury, soft tissue mechanics, bio-inspired design & materials characterization
WoodsAdam Woods, PhDAssociate Professor and Assistant Director of the Center for Cognitive Aging and MemoryDepartment of Clinical and Health PsychologyCognitive function in aging humans, noninvasive brain stimulation and imaging
YangZhihui Yang, PhDResearch Assistant Professor Department of Emergency MedicineTauopathies, traumatic brain injury