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Congratulations to Stephan Quintin and Anna Fusco on their recent awards

We would like to thank the Bryan W. Robinson Endowment Board who awarded Stephan Quintin the 2024 Fred Q. Vroom, MD Neuroscience Endowment Grant and Anna Fusco the 2024 Dr. Frank M. Davis, MD Chairman Emeritus Grant at the annual Award Ceremony on June 5, 2024. Congratulations to Stephan and Anna.

Congratulations Bryan W. Robinson Grant Recipients

The Bryan W. Robinson endowment grant for neurosciences received a record total of twenty-eight (28) grant applications. This year, the Endowment is awarding financial support for the seven top ranked grant submissions along with three honorable mentions. This year’s grant recipients are listed below in alphabetical order: Anna Fusco, Axonal…

Congratulations to Hannah Staley on her first-author publication

Congratulations to Hannah Staley on her first, first-author publication titled, “Alzheimer’s disease-associated protective variant Plcg2-P522R modulates peripheral macrophage function in a sex-dimorphic manner and confers functional advantage in female mice”. To read the full article click the link below. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2024.05.28.596275v1…

NCF SfN 2024-25 Election Results

We are thrilled to announce the results of the 2024-25 election for The North Central Florida Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience (NCF SfN). Meet the 2024-25 NCF SfN Officers: President: Sarah Sniffen, PhD candidate, Dept of Neuroscience Treasurer: Ignacio Gallardo, PhD student, Dept of Pharmacology & Therapeutics Secretary: Maria Ramirez, PhD student,…

Congratulations to Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil’s Lab on their recent publication in Experimental Neurology

We are thrilled to announce the publication of a groundbreaking study from Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil’s lab titled, “Pharmacological Inhibition of Receptor-Interacting Protein Kinase 2 (RIPK2) Elicits Neuroprotective Effects Following Experimental Ischemic Stroke.” This remarkable research sheds new light on potential therapeutic avenues for ischemic stroke, one of the leading causes…

Congratulations to Dr. Nancy Padilla-Coreano and Daniel Wesson on receiving R34 Grant

We are thrilled to share the incredible news that Dr. Nancy Padilla-Coreano and Dr. Dan Wesson have been awarded the prestigious NIH Brain Initiative R34 grant for their groundbreaking project titled, “Harnessing Biological Rhythms for a Resilient Social Motif Generator.” Their research promises to delve into the intricate interplay between…

Congratulations to Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil on being named one of the UF Research Foundation’s distinguished professors for 2024

We are absolutely thrilled to congratulate Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil on being named one of the UF Research Foundation’s distinguished professors for 2024! This prestigious honor is a testament to Dr. Candelario-Jalil’s exceptional contributions to the field of Neuroscience, his dedication to research excellence, and his profound impact on the academic…

Congratulations to the Lab of Dr. Matthew Sarkisian on their New Publication!

We are excited to announce that the lab of Dr. Matthew Sarkisian has achieved another milestone with their latest publication in Translational Oncology! Their article titled, “Aurora kinase A inhibition plus Tumor Treating Fields suppress glioma cell proliferation in a cilium-independent manner” showcases their dedication to groundbreaking research in the…

Dr. Andrew Maurer and Dr. Karina Alvina receive R25 Grant

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Andrew Maurer and Dr. Karina Alvina have been awarded the prestigious GATORAADE R25 grant! This incredible achievement is a testament to their expertise, dedication, and commitment to advancing research and education in their respective fields. This grant will allow the…