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

Computerized brain training designed to improve visual attention reduces dementia risk
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:45:46 +0000 Older adults who completed 11 or more sessions of training had a 48 percent reduced risk of dementia over the 10-year study period, a University of South Florida ...[read more]
University police are here for the USF Health community [video]
Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:45:58 +0000 //www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTmLGwsECwU The nooks and crannies of the many, large and maze-like buildings that make of USF Health could seem impossible to navigate by anyone. But if faculty, staff ...[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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