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UF Health Traumatic Brain Injury Expertise Used on Frontlines in Ukraine

UF Brain Injury, Rehabilitation, and Neuroresilience (BRAIN) Center steering committee member, Dr. Chris Robinson, made a life-saving impact on the frontlines in Ukraine. His webinar on penetrating TBIs equipped Ukrainian medics with critical knowledge, saving a soldier’s life. Read more.

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 Center Members Lead the Way in Concussion Science

In a major week for concussion science across the United States and Europe, BRAIN Center members and alumni were represented across the board! Aliyah Snyder, PhD, and Michael Jaffee, MD, at the AAN Sports Concussion Course in Las Vegas. Dr. Michael Jaffee, Vice Chair of…

Adropin Treatment Shows Promise to Limit Post-stroke Brain Damage in Mouse Study

Center member Eduardo Canderlario-Jalil and his team have identified a new potential way to minimize brain damage caused by ischemic stroke: treatment using a synthetic form of adropin, a molecule naturally produced in mammals. Findings from the preclinical mouse-model study, published today in the journal Stroke, offer hope of adding…

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…

Our Community, Our Health Town Hall

One year ago, members of the UF BRAIN Center teamed up with HealthStreet and Joseph Giacino, Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard, for the Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) Town Hall on Traumatic Brain Injury. While the emergence of COVID-19…

BRAIN Building: Acute TBI Research

The UF Brain Injury, Rehabilitation, and Neuroresilience Center hosted the BRAIN Building seminar on March 5, 2021. Dr. Lisa Merck, Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and Dr. Christopher Robinson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology’s Division of Neurocritical Care, spoke on:…