Welcome to the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute website. We hope that you will find inspiration, information and hope from the work our team is doing in our research laboratories, with our clinical trials programs, with our patient care clinics and with our caregiver, professional and community educational programs.
Main number (813) 396-0606
Alzheimer's Clinic (813) 974-4355
Caregiver Programs (813) 396-0635
New Patient Appointment form
The New Patient Appointment Form must be completed and mailed back to us in order to schedule your initial visit at our clinic. If you can not print a copy, please call our clinic to have one mailed to you.
USF Alzheimer's News
USF Health research team studying role that little-known protein plays in the riddle of Alzheimer’s disease
USF Researcher and Byrd Institute faculty member, Hariom Yadav PhD interviewed on his research on his microbiome research and brain health.
USF Health studies how diet affects gut, oral microbiomes linked to brain health in older adults
Bay Times interviewed Dr Amanda Smith about the new Alzheimer’s drug, Aduhelm.
Read the article, “A new Alzheimer’s drug will soon be here. What does that mean for Florida”?
Dr Amanda Smith was featured in a live interview on air on channel 10 News discussing the new Alzheimer’s drug, Aduhelm.
Dr Smith was also interviewed on CW44 CBS Tampa Bay News broadcast discussing the clinical trial and benefits of the new Alzheimer’s drug, Aduhelm.
Dr Amanda Smith, Director of Clinical Research at the Byrd Institute, is interviewed on ABC news about the new AHEAD study for individuals with no memory loss aimed to find medication to prevent Alzheimer's
University of South Florida Health neuroscientists discover a defect early in autophagy that may help develop SSH1 inhibitors to treat Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases
The Byrd Institute is participating in a worldwide clinical study aimed to delay or prevent Alzheimer's disease and volunteers are needed
Eileen Poiley, MS, Director of Education at the Byrd provides tips for caregivers during Covid 19 on a news segment on WFLA Bloom
Our Director of Clinical Research, Dr. Amanda Smith, joins former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Michael Clayton in discussing the importance of including people of color and those from diverse backgrounds in clinical research.
Eileen Poiley, MS, Director of Education is interviewed on USF Facebook Live on Alzheimer's and Covid 19
Next steps will accelerate our Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
USF Research Day 2020 includes focus on Alzheimer’s
Research conducted by Byrd Institute laboratories (Drs.Woo, Liggett & Kang) focuses on preventing the buildup of brain-damaging tau tangles
Dr. Gopal Thinakaran pursues genetic clues to Alzheimer’s disease pathways
Byrd Institute study suggests cell phone waves could combat the effects of Alzheimer's
Dr Alexa Woo's research targets B-arrestins with the aim of arresting Alzheimer's disease
Dr Amanda Smith's News Radio WFLA interview on Alzheimer's Diagnosis and Treatment
Dr Amanda Smith's News Radio WFLA interview on Alzheimer's Clinical Trials
David Kang probes brain changes in aging that tip the balance toward dementia
Next steps to accelerate our Alzheimer’s disease research, neuroscience efforts
Early life stress plus overexpressed FKBP5 protein increases anxiety behavior
Byrd Alzheimer’s Center: Basic research objectives and faculty recruitment strategy
Cofilin may be early culprit in tauopathy process leading to brain cell death
Leading Alzheimer’s researchers to join USF Health Neuroscience Institute
Jerri Edwards ranks #8 among NIH-funded researchers in Psychiatry
Byrd Institute's medical experts and resources help couple navigate Alzheimer's Journey
Supporting our Caregivers
USF researchers must overcome challenges for clinical trials success
Caregiver Support Groups and Programs
We are pleased to offer a Alzheimer's Caregiver Podcast!
The Podcast is a great resource that is easily accessible and available to listen to at your convenience. The goal of the Podcast is to rovide important and practical information for caregivers. New episodes are added every week.
We are currently conducting our caregiver support group and caregiver workshops virtually on Zoom.
Please go to our Caregiver page for more information or email the Director of Education