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UF Health opens Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment

UF Health leaders cut the ribbon on its new Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment on Feb. 20, a multidisciplinary, collaborative facility that will provide specialized care and resources to children and adults with neurodevelopmental disorders and their families.

New funding opportunities through McKnight Brain Institute

The MBI Outreach and Education Committee is pleased to announce a new round of funding to support neuroscience research at UF. There are funding opportunities open to undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral and clinical fellows and faculty members, across all Departments and Colleges of the UF community, as long as…

SF Zoo meets sensory-inclusive goal

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities and UF Health CAN helped make Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo sensory-inclusive certified zoo!…

Study reveals that many psychiatric disorders arise from common genes

Many distinct psychiatric diseases share a common genetic structure, according to new research by the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, an international team of investigators that includes scientists at the University of Florida led by Carol Mathews, M.D., director of UF’s Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related…

COARD Awards Multiple Pilot Grants

Congratulations, Marek Schwendt, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Binh Nguyen, Graduate Student in the Department of Neuroscience, have been chosen as the recipients of the research pilot grant for November 2019. COARD, with support from the Brooke Professorship and the McKnight Brain Institute at UF, is…

OCD Awareness Week Mural

COARD Undergraduate Division painted a section of the 34th street mural in support of the OCD awarness week. Thank you to Sherman Williams and Home Depot of Gainesville for donating the paint. Image Gallery…

TAA YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD

The Tourette Association of America aims to encourage early career researchers to invest their efforts and expertise in increasing the biological understanding of Tourette Syndrome, pursuing clinical research aimed at improving patient care, and developing and testing new therapies. To this end, the TAA is offering Young Investigator Awards in…