Center of Excellence for
Aging and Brain Repair

The Center significantly enhances existing strengths to serve as a fundamental investigational and application unit integrating basic research, translational research, industrial partnerships, education, and clinical services to address key needs of aging and care of the elderly, as well as to develop unique solutions for repair of degenerative processes.

Motivation & Focus

Critical elements of the Center include a clear focus applying the findings of the laboratory to clinical care utilizing the talents of basic science and clinical researchers using the tools of molecular and cellular biology, epidemiology and outcomes research. The Center has a directed clinical focus to achieve significant enhancement for the care of citizens with Stroke, Parkinson's disease, and other movement disorders, Alzheimer's and Vascular dementia, genetically related neurological diseases, and other chronically disabling disorders associated with an aging population.

In The News

Jun Tan probes the power of flavonoids in fighting Alzheimer’s disease
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:41:09 +0000 Backed by a diverse research team, Jun Tan, MD, PhD, often takes the road less traveled when it comes to searching for new treatments for disorders affecting both ...[read more]
Symposium highlights new research by industry leaders seeking first treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia [video]
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 22:18:36 +0000 Hosted by FARA and the USF Ataxia Research Center, the annual scientific symposium emphasizes a patient-centered approach to research // For the first time in its seven-year history, ...[read more]
USF Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair Collaborative Research Poster Wins at Oktoberfest!
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:49:03 +0000 USF Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair Collaboration Wins at Oktoberfest! Crupa Kurien and Josean Cruz are the winners of best poster presentation in the Science, Medicine, and Society category. Crupa and Josean are both senior undergraduate students affiliated with the USF Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology (CMMB) department.
PUBLICATION UPDATES: New research articles from CEABR scientists
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:35:23 +0000 Scientists at the University of South Florida's Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair and collaborators continue to advance our understanding of brain disease mechanisms and new therapeutic agents and strategies for treating these diseases.
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