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…
New research by University of Florida neuroscientists suggests that male and female sex hormones may play differing roles in risk-taking inclinations and the ability to delay gratification.
A team led by Cara Croft, Ph.D., has demonstrated a novel method to model Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease pathologies and seek potential therapeutic targets. Learn more:
The MBI and UF departments of neuroscience and psychiatry co-sponsored the 9th annual North Central Florida Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Conference.
A new study led by Drs. Sara Burke and Abbi Hernandez showed that implementing a ketogenic diet even late in life may be beneficial for improving cognitive outcomes.
Todd Golde, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues from Johns Hopkins and Harvard universities published a review in Nature Neuroscience highlighting the usefulness and limitations of using mouse models to study neurodegenerative diseases.
A mouse-model study led by Drs. Paramita Chakrabarty and Todd Golde describes how their team bioengineered a naturally occurring protein to enable it to bind to amyloid beta protein in the brain.