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Neural Networks: Overviews from Center Members

Want to learn more about the brain injury network here at UF? Starting in Fall 2022, center members will produce short videos regarding their work, collaborations, and hopes for the center in our Neural Networks series. These vignettes will be posted throughout the year. In preparation for our upcoming Strategic…

Lakiesha Williams Receives NIH Award to Study Dura Mater Grafts

Center Steering Committee member Lakiesha Williams, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, recently received a prestigious R01 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke. This $1.7M award will support her work, along with co-investigators Dr. Erika Moore in Materials Science and Engineering and Dr. Justin Hilliard in Neurosurgery, comparing…

Investigators Earn Funds to Support Brain Injury Research

Four University of Florida neuroscientists have earned Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Trust Funds to support collaborative projects focused on neural injury and neuroresilience. Distributed by the Brain Injury, Rehabilitation, and Neuroresilience Center, the funds will be used to foster interactions between brain injury clinicians and researchers, harnessing collective…

Long COVID Town Hall with HealthStreet

On July 15th, the BRAIN Center, in collaboration with UF HealthStreet, hosted an Our Community.Our Health Town Hall focused on Long COVID. Moderated by director Dr. Michael Jaffee, the Town Hall included presentations by center members Dr. Christopher Robinson and…

Registration for BRAIN Center Strategic Planning Event

On September 20th, Brain Injury, Rehabilitation, and Neuroresilience Center members will convene at the Austin Cary Learning Center for a strategic planning event. Learn more about members’ work and share your vision of how the center can enable a vibrant culture for continued innovation. Register in advance below! Register for…

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…