Brain Research Discoveries

Brain Research Discoveries is the news magazine of the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute. Published twice annually, BRD is edited for healthcare professionals, family caregivers, policy makers, researchers, supporters in the fight to end Alzheimer's, and anyone else wanting to learn more about the vital work taking place at Florida's most comprehensive outpatient memory clinic and translational research center.

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Fall/Winter 2014

  • Feature: Stereologist Peter R. Mouton, PhD; Pushing cutting-edge technology in neuroscience
  • Feature: Alzheimer’s research funding; Are we finally gaining momentum?
  • Feature: Making the home safer for someone with Alzheimer’s

  • Spring/Summer 2014

  • Feature: Hollywood actors Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller using their star power in the fight
    against Alzheimer’s disease
  • Feature: Scientist Dr. Dan Lee hopes to advance treatment for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases
  • Feature: Boosting brainpower for safer driving, successful aging

  • Fall/Winter 2013

  • Feature: Dr. Marcia Gordon: Identifying therapies to help prevent symptoms of Alzheimer’s
  • Feature: Coconut oil: A boost for faltering brain cells?
  • Feature: Q & A with Jennifer Bogush, AS, CNMT, certified nuclear medicine technologist

  • Spring/Summer 2013

  • Feature: Dr. David Kang: New insights into the brain's molecular pathways
  • Feature: Promising Innovations: Memory Screenings for East Tampa's older African-Americans
  • Feature: Q & A with Robert Hauser, MD, with the USF Health Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center

  • Fall 2012

  • Feature: Dr. Chris Frewin: Restoring brain function with implantable devices
  • Feature: Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative-2
  • Feature: Award of Excellence; Linking families with providers that meet higher standards

  • Spring/Summer 2012

  • Feature: Dr. Angela Hill: Creating 21st Century Pharmacists
  • Feature: Alzheimer's: After the Diagnosis
  • Insert: Challenging Behaviors & Helpful Approaches

  • Fall 2011

  • Feature: Special Edition - Center for Memory C.A.R.E.

  • Spring 2011

  • Feature: Unraveling Angelman Syndrome
  • Feature: Q & A with Byrd Institute Medical Director, Amanda Smith, MD

  • Fall 2010

  • Feature: Blueberry Study: Can antioxidant-rich foods help delay memory loss in older adults?
  • Feature: Caregiver Seminars: Support built on science

  • Summer 2010

  • Feature: Finding AD treatments in unlikely places
  • Feature: Early diagnosis yields savings for Dementia patients

  • Spring 2010

  • Feature: Translating science upstairs to treatment downstairs
  • Feature: Institute’s merger into USF Health represents “limitless” opportunity for research and treatment