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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,…

Brain Awareness Week

The UF BRAIN Center is excited to be teaming up with the North Central Florida SfN society to promote brain and helmet safety during Brain Awareness Week. March 15-20, members of NCF SfN will zoom in with participating classrooms across Alachua County to lead fun, interactive…

BRAIN Building: Acute TBI Research

The UF Brain Injury, Rehabilitation, and Neuroresilience Center will be hosting the latest BRAIN Building seminar on Friday, March 5, at 11 am. 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…

NCF SfN 11th Annual Conference

The North Central Florida SfN chapter will be holding their 11th annual chapter conference on Friday, Feb. 19. Students of center members Jennifer Bizon, Lisa Merck, Paramita Chakrabarty, Jada Lewis,…

Center Members Published in Neurocritical Care

Center members, Christopher Robinson, Michael Pizzi, Carolina Maciel, & Katharina Busl, recently published “Pterygopalatine Fossa Blockade as Novel, Narcotic-Sparing Treatment for Headache in Patients with Spontaneous Subarachnoid Hemorrhage” in Neurocritical Care. Check out this ground-breaking article!…

Check out The Brainstorm: Winter 2021

Check out the McKnight Brain Institute’s inter e-newsletter, The Brainstorm, to learn UF investigators’ most recent accomplishments in neuroscience and neuromedicine research.

Center Video Library

Acute TBI Research Merck & Robinson On March 5, 2021, Drs. Lisa Merck and Christopher Robinson led a robust discussion of “Special Considerations in Acute Traumatic Brain Injury Research.”…