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Traumatic Brain Injury

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…

Center Director Featured in Clinical Neurology Update

Center Director Michael Jaffee, M.D. and UF Neurology Chair Michael Okun, M.D. are featured in a recent edition of Clinical Neurology Update, from the NEJM Group. The edition includes a topical update on acute management and the emerging roles of biomarkers for traumatic brain injuries co-authored by Jaffee…

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…

Center Director Featured on Radio Health Journal Podcast

Center Director Dr. Mike Jaffee recently joined Dr. Muhammad Adeel Rishi (Mayo Clinic) and Dr. Steve Hanke (Johns Hopkins University) on the Radio Health Journal podcast to discuss “The Downside of Springing Ahead.” They examine the annual switch to Daylight Saving Time and how it brings more accidents, heart attacks,…

Center Video Library

Long COVID Our Community.Our Health On July 15, 2022, the BRAIN Center collaborated with UF HealthStreet to host an OCOH Town Hall focused on Long COVID.