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Traumatic Brain Injury

Help Shape the Future of Brain Injury Care in Florida

The University of Florida BRAIN Center and Brain Injury Florida, in collaboration with the Florida Department of Health, are conducting a survey supported by a federal brain injury grant. We aim to identify the needs and challenges faced by Floridians with brain injuries, their caregivers, and their healthcare providers. Your…

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…

Mike Jaffee Featured on Brain&Life Podcast

Dr. Mike Jaffee, center director, was recently featured on the Brain&Life Podcast. In the episode, Dr. Jaffee discusses the different types of concussions and traumatic brain injuries along with the typical progression of symptoms and various treatment protocols. Listen to the episode below or through the Brain&Life podcast website.

BRAIN Building: Gunduz & Burgess

Help kick off Brain Awareness Week on Monday, March 6th at 12:00 pm in the DeWeese Auditorium (MBI LG-101A). Dr. Aysegul Gunduz, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Fixel Brain Mapping Professor, and Ava Burgess, Graduate Research Assistant in the Brain Mapping Laboratory, will discuss their experiences with traumatic brain…

BRAIN Building: Williams & Abisambra

Join us via Zoom on Monday, Jan 9 at 12 pm for the first UF BRAIN Building of the year! Center Steering Committee members Dr. Lakiesha Williams and Dr. Joe Abisambra will discuss “Developing the Brain Injury Collaborative Network: Basic Sciences.” Anyone interested in building a collective infrastructure with the expertise to empower BRAIN Center members’…

BRAIN Building: A Conversation with the LaRoe Family

Please join the UF BRAIN Center on Thursday, April 28 at 12:30 pm via Zoom for a BRAIN Building session with Dr. Cindy LaRoe and Mr. Ken LaRoe, JD (CEO of Climate First Bank), founders of The Art of Medicine Foundation. Following a cycling crash in 2011, Dr. LaRoe was diagnosed with a traumatic…

Lakiesha Williams Receives Alzheimer’s Association Grant

BRAIN Steering Committee member and associate professor of Biomedical Engineering, Dr. Lakiesha Williams, recently received an Alzheimer’s Association grant for her work studying the disease. Under a $150,000 grant, her project will provide insights into the role of a genotype called apolipoprotein E, or APOE, in tau pathology related to…