Center of Excellence for Aging & Brain Repair

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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

“Tremendous progress” in race against Friedreich’s ataxia highlighted at USF-FARA scientific symposium [VIDEO]
http://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 Neurology, home of this region’s ALS Center, takes a united Ice Bucket Challenge [VIDEO]
They study, treat, and support every aspect of ALS, so it’s only fitting that the researchers, clinicians and staff from the USF Health Department of Neurology would team […]
USF Health Neuroscientist, Cesar Borlongan, was re-elected as Vice President of the International Placenta Stem Cell Society
USF Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair Director, Dr. Cesar Borlongan, has been re-elected as Vice President of the International Placenta Stem Cell Society (IPLASS) for a term of four years. Established in 2009 by a multi-national group of scientists, IPLASS is an international scientific organization open to scientists who are working in the field of placenta-derived stem cells.   To learn more about the IPLASS, please visit their website.
Dr. Cesar Borlongan to chair the 3rd annual International Placenta Stem Cell Society Meeting
USF Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair Director, Dr. Cesar Borlongan, will be traveling to Granada, Spain to chair the International Placenta Stem Cell Society (IPLASS) meeting.
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