Steven T. DeKosky, M.D., deputy director of UF’s Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute, honored with the Henry Wisniewski Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2020 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. The award recognizes significant contributions to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia research, either through a single scientific discovery or a body of work.
Dr. Brittney Yegla to speak at Workshop on Research Definitions for Reserve and Resilience in Cognitive Aging and Dementia.
Research could provide a path for more targeted future interventions, such as non-invasive transcranial direct current stimulation.
In The Conversation, Drs. Golde and DeKosky explain the new test, which shows high accuracy in detecting chemicals specific to Alzheimer’s.
Dr. Valerie Joers will lead study seeking to identify novel approaches to treat Parkinson’s disease.
In JAMA Neurology editorial, Dr. Michael Jaffee and colleagues discuss REM sleep’s potential impact on general health.
New study demonstrates an example of the brain’s ability to shift and utilize different neural circuits to perform a task in order to compensate for brain aging.
This award will be open to undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral trainees presenting at the 2020 SfN Conference in October.
How COVID-19 and social isolation are affecting the cognitive and mental wellbeing of older adults is the subject of a new study by UF neuroscientists.
The program trains doctoral students to explore treatments to prevent or slow cognitive aging, mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease.