Community Outreach Giving back where it matters most

The CAM Center gives back to the Gainesville and neuroscience community in a variety of ways. Read below to learn more about our impact!

Department of Neuroscience

Luttge Lecture Series

In 2012, the McKnight Brain Research Foundation endowed the University of Florida with $300,000 to establish a permanent annual lectureship as a memorial tribute to the late William G. “Bill” Luttge, PhD, the first director of UF’s Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute (MBI). Held each year and open to all audiences, the William G. Luttge Lectureship in Neuroscience explores inventive ideas and approaches to ensure healthy cognitive aging and to counter brain diseases.

Portrait of Doctor Luttge

Community News

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.

CAM and Department of Neuroscience Hosts…

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…

Neuromatch Meetup Announcement. December 1 and 2. Sponsored by Department of Neuroscience and the Center for Cognitive Aging. Topics include machine learning work that has an explicit biological link.

Blood tests for Alzheimer’s explained

In The Conversation, Drs. Golde and DeKosky explain the new test, which shows high accuracy in detecting chemicals specific to Alzheimer’s.

Todd Golde, M.D., Ph.D., executive director of the McKnight Brain Institute; Steven DeKosky, M.D., deputy director of the McKnight Brain Institute

Receiving clinical Care

UF Memory and Cognitive Disorders Clinic

The multidisciplinary team at the UF Memory and Cognitive Disorders Clinic is committed to advancing the level of neurological care by pioneering new techniques, developing new treatments and bringing discoveries to patients diagnosed with memory and cognitive disorders.

Doctor Cohen talking with a student