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UF researchers find that ‘peanut butter’ test can help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease

Published: Oct 14th, 2013

A dollop of peanut butter and a ruler can be used to confirm a diagnosis of early stage Alzheimer’s disease, University of Florida Health researchers have found. Jennifer Stamps, a graduate student […]

Congratulations to Dr. Leslie J. Gonzalez-Rothi!

Published: Oct 14th, 2013

Dr. Gonzalez-Rothi will be presented the 2013 Hall of Fame Award by the Association of Veterans Affairs Speech-Language Pathologists, in recognition of sustained contributions to the practice of speech-language pathology throughout the course of a career […]

Congratulations on your Accomplishment!

Published: Sep 23rd, 2013

Congratulations to Drs. Shush Hedna and Irene Malaty as the Department of Neurology’s recipients of the Exemplary Teachers Award for the 2012-2013 academic year.  

Program Development Award for Brain Initiative

Published: Sep 5th, 2013

The McKnight Brain Institute (MBI) offers Program Development Award for Brain Initiative In April, President Obama announced the BRAIN Initiative. We are expecting RFAs from NIH, DOD, NSF, and other […]

Forgetful? It may be your medicine

Published: Aug 30th, 2013

Read more about this in an article printed in the Orlando Sentinel, on which Dr. Kenneth Heilman consulted using the information he gathered in a recent study here at UF! […]

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Ahn

Published: Aug 28th, 2013

Dr. Ahn was selected as a 2013 Shands Physician customer Service Award winner.  Dr. Ahn was one of four winners selected from well over 100 nominations.  A Recognition Luncheon is scheduled […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Heilman

Published: Aug 20th, 2013

For his publication in the Journal of Neuro Science,  Aug 5, 2013 Titled:  A brief olfactory test for Alzheimer’s disease. Stamps JJ, Bartoshuk LM, Heilman KM.     Abstract BACKGROUND: […]

Revisions made to the MBI Travel Award Program!

Published: Aug 16th, 2013

The MBI Travel Award Program has been revised.  The following changes have been made… The program is for platform presentations or abstracts with press release at conferences with national or […]

Department of Neurology Ranked in US News & World Report

Published: Jul 18th, 2013

Shands ranked among nation’s best in several specialties By Kristine Crane Staff writer Gainesville Sun.com Published: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 5:47 p.m. Last Modified: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 10:24 […]

Stroke Journal Club Meetings

Published: Jul 2nd, 2013

To be held in the DeWeese Auditorium on Thursdays from 4-5 pm with the following exception:  on July 11 it will be held in LG110A/B and October 10th (more information […]