UF Observational Studies

PPF Safety

Retrospective study to observe the procedural safety of a nerve block to the pterygopalatine fossa.

Acute Brain Injury Registry

The University of Florida Acute Brain Injury Neuro-ICU databank registry will gather and collect clinical diagnoses and relevant data of all participating subjects admitted to the Neuro-ICU with acute neurological illness, which will serve researchers at UF in future studies involving acute critically ill brain-injured patients.


The GUT microbiome in Acute Brain Injury study prospectively acquires patient samples to analyze gut microbiota and metabolites and systemic and central immune profiles following acute brain injury.

Alpha agonists for dexmedetomidine weaning in the Neuro ICU

This quality improvement observational prospective study aims to establish the differences in the differential safety and efficacy of alpha agonists guanfacine and clonidine in weaning of continuous infusion of alpha agonist dexmedetomidine for agitated patients in the neuro ICU.

Post-SAH Headaches

Retrospective study aimed to characterize headache severity and management practices in the acute period following subarachnoid hemorrhage.