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Read the latest from the Borchelt group

New research from UF professor of neuroscience, David Borchelt Ph.D., explores how novel SOD1 monoclonal antibodies working against the electrostatic loop preferentially detect misfolded SOD1 aggregates.

Read the latest from the Abisambra group

UF neuroscientist and associate professor, Jose Abisambra, Ph. D., makes considerable contributions to research exploring how chronic PERK (protein) induction promotes Alzheimer-like neuropathology in Down syndrome, leaving insights for therapeutic intervention.

Parkinson’s review featured on Movement Disorders cover

An image from the review “Genetic and environmental factors in Parkinson’s converge on immune function and inflammation” is featured on the cover of the January edition of the journal Movement Disorders. Dr. Malú Gámez Tansey and the January 2021 cover of the journal Movement Disorders. The review, co-authored by Malú…

Read the latest from Maurer and Nadel

In a new perspective piece in the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences, UF neuroscientist Andrew Maurer, Ph.D., and University of psychologist Lynn Nadel, Ph.D., highlight the role of the hippocampus in spatial cognition and episodic memory. Andrew Maurer, Ph.D. (center). [This image was taken prior to national guidelines of…

Read the latest from Karina Alviña

UF neuroscientist, Dr. Karina Alviña who specializes in the neurobiology of stress, takes part in newly released review from the Journal of Neuroscience Research on the long terms effects of stress on hippocampal function, specifically with emphasis on early life stress paradigms and potential involvement of neuropeptide Y.

Read the latest from the Golde Group

In the past year, UF neuroscientist, Todd E Golde, Ph. D., contributed to useful research on the question of the role of infections in Alzheimer's disease (AD).

Dr. Jennifer Bizon named chair of UF department of neuroscience

University of Florida neuroscientist Jennifer Bizon, Ph.D., an expert in brain aging, has been named chair of the UF College of Medicine’s department of neuroscience. Bizon, who has served as interim chair of the department since April 2020, succeeds longtime chair Lucia Notterpek, Ph.D., who is now associate…

Read the latest from the Golde Group

  Large-scale protein analysis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in the brain and cerebrospinal fluid reveals new associations with early changes in energy metabolism, according to research from UF Golde group of neuroscientists. Findings revealed these early changes in energy metabolism to be associated with microglia and astrocyte activation. Because the…