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

Teen helps USF Pediatrics, Rothman Center take on Tourette’s syndrome
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:56:16 +0000 Elijah Lindall calls himself the Breakthrough Kid. The name refers to a point in some clinical trials when a medical treatment proves to be so effective it can […]
“Tremendous progress” in race against Friedreich’s ataxia highlighted at USF-FARA scientific symposium [VIDEO]
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:57:35 +0000 //www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Rl8EQK17qo “What a difference a year makes” was a theme of this year’s Friedrich’s Ataxia Scientific Symposium hosted by USF and the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA). Researchers, […]
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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