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

USF Health to study whether medication will help patients with atrial fibrillation fare better after a stroke
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:38:35 +0000 The $2.2 million investigator-initiated clinical trial will compare a new rapid-onset anticoagulant with warfarin, the standard medical treatment for Afib. Tampa, FL (Dec. 12, 2014) – The USF […]
Tampa General Hospital among the elite stroke centers in the country
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 19:24:45 +0000 USF stroke experts staff the TGH Stroke Center, providing patients in the Tampa Bay region with 24/7 access to more specialized stroke care, including on-site neurosurgeons and medical teams […]
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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