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CAM Research Day happening May 17

This year’s CAM Research Day is scheduled to take place May 17. Building off the discussion of collaboration started at last year’s Research Day, researchers from the center will be presenting paired talks. The talks will be centered on topics such as spatial navigation and aging, functional networks, VNS to…

Adams Woods named to UF Foundation Term Professorship

The University of Florida has awarded Adam Woods, Ph.D., one of two UF Foundation Term Professorships for 2022-23. The three-year professorship, which comes with a $25,000 award, is presented in support of the university’s preeminence goals to further advance faculty research efforts. Woods is an associate professor and associate chair…

Gator NeuroScholars: An Enhanced Postdoc Fellowship at the University of Florida

Enhanced Postdoctoral Opportunities at UF in Cognitive Aging and Memory Applications are open for a new program offered by the UF McKnight Brain Institute: Gator NeuroScholars. Four postdoctoral associates will be awarded a highly competitive stipend ($60,000-65,000) for up to 3 years, with additional funds for travel and computing needs. In Year…

MBI deputy director earns Alzheimer’s Association award

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.

Read the MBI’s Spring Newsletter, The Brainstorm

Check out the MBI’s spring e-newsletter, The Brainstorm, including COVID-19 news and resources, as well as some of our researchers’ most recent accomplishments in neuroscience and neuromedicine.