Welcome to the Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory Clinical Translational Research, also known as the CAM Center. Learn more about cognitive aging, our mission, and our research, education and community activities.

About the Center

The CAM Center is a multidisciplinary UF research center focused on brain aging and cognition. CAM Center researchers come from departments and colleges across campus and possess diverse expertise in the neurobiology of aging, neuroplasticity, physiology, behavior and clinical intervention. The Center's researchers are dedicated to the translation of leading-edge discoveries about brain aging into interventions that will preserve cognitive function and improve quality of life for older adults.

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The Mcknight Legacy

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Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Research Foundation

In 1999, a generous gift from the McKnight Brain Research Foundation led to a new name for the University of Florida’s Brain Institute — the Evelyn F. & William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida. Evelyn F. McKnight and her husband William M. McKnight were interested in the effects of aging on memory, inspiring the establishment of the foundation as a legacy of support for brain research to alleviate the specific influence of age-related memory loss.

CAm Center News

Gator NeuroScholars: An Enhanced Postdoc…

Enhanced Postdoctoral Opportunities at UF in Cognitive Aging and Memory Applications are open for a new program offered by the UF McKnight Brain…

Gator NeuroScholars includes a highly competitive stipend of $60-$65K for up to 3 years. Deadline to apply in July 31, 2022

CAM Welcomes 4 Summer Neuroscience Students

Every summer the Department of Neuroscience, in conjunction with the Evelyn F. and William L.McKnight Brain Institute, hosts a 10-week internship to…

CAM Summer SNIP studnets


Dr. Ruogu Fang, assistant professor, has been selected to receive the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering 2022 Faculty Award for Excellence in…

Rougu Fang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Community News

CAM joins BRAIN Center to reach leaderboard of…

The Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory and UF’s Brain Injury, Rehab, & Neuroresilience Center teamed up to reach the leaderboard in the 2nd Annual…

Member of team BRAIN/CAM participating in neurotrauma fun run/walk in front of the McKnight Brain Institute

UF Chapter of The Youth Movement Against…

Researchers in the Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory work hard to research and understand the causes, effects and implications of age related…

CAM members participates in 2021's Walk to End Alzheimer's

CAM Team Raises $3800 for Suicide Prevention

CAM center’s focus on cognitive aging and memory is ultimately about understanding and enhancing quality of life. That is why members of the center…

UF's Center for Aging and Memory Team battle the cold memory to raise money and awareness for suicide prevention. The CAM team raised over $3800 - making them the top fundraising team of the event.

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