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FANG RECEIVES HWCOE 2022 FACULTY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN INNOVATION

Dr. Ruogu Fang, assistant professor, has been selected to receive the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering 2022 Faculty Award for Excellence in Innovation. The Faculty Award for Excellence in Innovation recognizes and rewards a faculty member who has best demonstrated extraordinary innovation and creativity through their research or teaching portfolio and…

COVID-19 and risk of acute ischemic stroke in elderly

A new study published in the journal Neurology analyzing Medicare claims of more than 37,000 patients with COVID-19 and acute ischemic stroke has important clinical implications, according to an accompanying editorial by Alexis Simpkins, M.D., Ph.D., MSCR, FAHA, a clinical assistant professor of neurology in the UF College of Medicine. Simpkins…

Drs. Bizon and Setlow discuss cannabis and the aging brain in Physiology Magazine

Drs. Jen Bizon and Barry Setlow study the influence cannabis has on GABAergic signaling systems in rodents. Most research on what effects cannabis has on the brain deals adolescents and a younger population. Drs. Bizon and Setlow discuss their research which focuses on cannabis’ impact on age-related cognitive function. Early…

UF neuroscientist featured in Society for Neuroscience annual report

Research by Adam J. Woods, Ph.D., associate director of UF’s Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory, and collaborators using artificial intelligence to personalize transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) was highlighted in the Society for Neuroscience’s 2021 annual report. The research team is investigating the use of tDCS paired with cognitive…

Interested in Applying to the BMS PhD Program? These current students break down the process.

https://cam.mbi.ufl.edu/wordpress/files/2021/11/UF-application-final.mp3 It was about a year ago that Cristina Besosa, Mack Bolen, Aleyna Ross, and Ethan Smith applied to UF’s Biomedical Sciences PhD program. All successful in being accepted, in their first year in the program, and focused in the neuroscience concentration, they came together to discuss their experiences…

CAM and Department of Neuroscience Hosts Neuromatch 4.0 Meetup

For the past 20 months scientists have figured out a way to carry out conferences and listen to speakers virtually. The draw back is that the in-person component that allows for discussion, collaboration and discovery is missing. Neuromatch conference allows a virtual conference, which cuts down on costs, time, and…