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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…

CAM Postdoc – Aprinda Indahlastari – MBI Rising Star

Aprinda Indahlastari, Ph.D., a postdoctoral associate in the University of Florida’s Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory, is the latest investigator to be featured in MBI Rising Stars, a video series highlighting up-and-coming neuroscience researchers at the UF.