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MBI deputy director surpasses 100K citations

BRAIN Steering Committee member and MBI Deputy Director Dr. Steven DeKosky has surpassed 100,000 citations, according to his Google Scholar profile, with an h-index of 139, putting him among an elite group of researchers to reach these marks.

BRAIN Building: Kraus & Snyder

Please join the UF Brain Injury, Rehabilitation, and Neuroresilience (BRAIN) Center on Thursday, June 2nd at 12pm via Zoom for the final BRAIN Building of the season. Ali Kraus, Neurologic Physical Therapist at the Fixel Institute, and Aliyah Snyder, Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, will discuss “Post-Concussion Autonomic Dysfunction: Impact and Treatment Techniques.” Their…

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…

BRAIN Building Returns: Brooks Rehabilitation

Join us on February 24 from 12-1 pm for the first BRAIN Building of Spring 2022. Dr. Kenneth Ngo, Medical Director of the Brain Injury Program at Brooks Rehabilitation, will moderate a discussion between Dr. Emily Fox (UF & Brooks), Dr. Trevor Paris (Brooks), and Dr. Dorian Rose (UF &…

Promoting Brain Health to Reduce Rates of Alzheimer’s

As a partner in the new Florida Brain Health Consortium, the University of Florida is strategically working to reduce rates of Alzheimer’s disease by focusing on lowering known risk factors such as hypertension, physical inactivity and depression.

UF Researchers Headline Latest Issue of Continuum

Michael Jaffee, M.D., served as guest editor for the December edition of the journal Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology. Jaffee is director of UF’s Brain Injury, Rehabilitation and Neuroresilience Center (BRAIN Center) and vice chair of the department of neurology.