Archive for the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute Category

Funding continues for comprehensive ALS care across Florida

The Florida Legislature has renewed funding for the Bitner/Plante Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Initiative of Florida, once again providing $1 million to ALS clinics around the state that provide […]

USF stereology expertise tapped for study published in New England Journal of Medicine

Peter Mouton was a co-author of the research showing that brain irregularities indicate prenatal origin of autism March 27, 2014 — A new study published today in the […]

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Nutritional supplement improves cognitive performance in older adults, USF researchers find [VIDEO]

NT-020, a proprietary supplement including blueberries and green tea, improved cognitive processing speed in clinical trial participants without impaired memory Tampa, FL (Feb. 6, 2014) – Declines in […]

Byrd Institute CEO testifies before U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging

Aging affects the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other degenerative diseases as much as genetics and the environment, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute CEO […]

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USF PhD graduate in neuroscience to join laboratory of new Nobel Prize winner

USF Health PhD graduate Justin Trotter leaves this weekend for Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA, where he will work for a recent Nobel Prize […]

David Morgan appointed to state Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee

David Morgan, PhD, CEO of the the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, was one of seven Floridians recently appointed to the state’s Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee by Governor […]

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Stress-related protein speeds progression of Alzheimer’s disease [VIDEO]

USF-led study suggests FKBP51 is a new treatment target for diseases with tau pathology Tampa, FL (Sept. 3, 2013) — A stress-related protein genetically linked to depression, anxiety […]

Age-related research highlighted during NIA director’s visit to USF

The director of the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging yesterday visited the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, the state’s only freestanding Alzheimer’s center offering clinical […]

Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute supports The Longest Day to fight Alzheimer’s disease

Tampa, FL – (June 10, 2013) The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute has teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Association for The Longest Day® to honor those living with […]

Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center, Robert Hauser, patient

Combining Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease expertise under one roof benefits research, patient care [VIDEO]

Earlier this year, the USF Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center moved from Harbourside Medical Tower on the Tampa General Hospital campus into its new home on the […]