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

3/24/2017
USF, the official magazine of the USF Alumni Association, initiates a largely digital distribution format beginning with its spring 2017 edition. “This is the age of 24-hour news, when the latest headlines are just a few clicks away, any time of day or night. The digital USF gives readers enha … [read more]
2/24/2017
In what was likely the largest USF Health Research Day on record, nearly 360 presenters filled the Ballroom at the Marshall Student Center with their poster presentations, offering a wonderful overview of the range and quality of research taking place at USF Health. A record crowd of presenters for … [read more]
11/18/2014
USF Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair Collaboration with Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology 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 und … [read more]
10/23/2014
        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. A list of our … [read more]