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BrightFocus Foundation awards grant to Dr. Paramita Chakrabarty

Published: Apr 23rd, 2013

Dr. Paramita Chakrabarty has received notification that the BrightFocus Foundation has approved funding of her Alzheimer’s grant application entitled “Innate immune system and tauopathy” for three years.  Dr. Chakrabarty is […]

Dr. Louis Ritz appointed as a Dunlevie Honors Term Professor

Published: Apr 23rd, 2013

The University Honors Program has appointed Dr. Louis Ritz as an Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie Honors Term Professor for the academic year 2013-2014.  In the duties of this appointment, in the spring […]

Dr. Gerry Shaw, Professor Emeritus

Published: Apr 23rd, 2013

On March 1, 2013 Dr. Gerry Shaw, Professor in the Department of Neuroscience, retired after 27 years as a faculty member in the University of Florida College of Medicine.  In addition to […]

Bizon lab publishes in January 2013 Journal of Neuroscience

Published: Apr 20th, 2013

“Alpha4beta2 and alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor binding predicts choice preference in two cost benefit decision-making tasks.” Mendez IA, Damborsky JC, Winzer-Serhan UH, Bizon JL, Setlow B.

BAW Outreach Photos & Media Coverage

Published: Apr 16th, 2013

Media Coverage during Brain Awareness Week 3/11/2013: WUFT-FM RE: Neuroscience Club Brain Awareness Week activities at UF’s Plaza of the Americas 3/12/2013:   The Independent Alligator story — RE: Neuroscience Club Brain […]

Brain Awareness Week Volunteers

Published: Apr 16th, 2013

Brain Awareness Week Outreach Summary

Published: Apr 16th, 2013

Kaustuv Saha selected receives Neuropharmacology Postdoc Scientist Award

Published: Feb 28th, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Kaustuv Saha on being selected as a finalist for the Neuropharmacology Division Postdoctoral Scientist Award.  Kaustuv’s abstract titled, “Amphetamine and methamphetamine differentially regulate biophysical properties of dopamine […]

Grad Student, Kim Hawkins wins ISN Travel Award

Grad Student, Kim Hawkins wins ISN Travel Award

Published: Feb 28th, 2013

Kim Hawkins, Graduate Student in the laboratory of Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil has received a travel award to the ISN-ASN Conference in Cancun, Mexico April 20-24, 2013.  The International Society for […]

New model could lead to improved treatment …

Published: Feb 28th, 2013

for early stage Alzheimer’s