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CTRND co-director earns J. William Langston Award

University of Florida neuroimmunologist Malú Gámez Tansey, Ph.D., earned the annual J. William Langston Award for her service and dedication to the shared goals of The Michael J. Fox Foundation, which is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease and ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson’s today.

UF Dept. of Neuroscience’s Carly Logan earns notable postdoctoral award

Carly Logan, Ph. D. has been selected as the Thomas H. Maren Junior Investigators Fund 2021 Postdoctoral Awardee. Carly Logan, Ph. D, The Thomas H. Maren Junior Investigators Fund provides seed money for promising postdoctoral fellows in the College of Medicine. The award amount is $25,000 per…

SfN Conference winners of the poster session – NCF

We wanted to take a moment to thank Dr. Steven F. Maier, our diverse group of presenters, judges, and participants for making the 11th annual North Central Florida Society for Neuroscience chapter meeting such a great success! The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is a nonprofit membership organization of scientists and physicians…

Read the latest from the Candelario-Jalil group

UF neuroscience associate professor, Eduardo Candelario-Jalil, Ph. D. and his team find emerging neuroprotective strategies for the treatment of ischemic stroke in an overview of clinical and preclinical studies. This research provides an update on recent advances in the development of novel stroke therapeutics.

Read the latest from the McIntyre group

Assistant professor of neuroscience at UF, Jeremy McIntyre, Ph. D., and his team find neuron‐specific cilia loss differentially alters locomotor responses to amphetamine, a central nervous stimulant, in mice.

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…