Center of Excellence for Aging & Brain Repair

Center of Excellence for
Aging & 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.



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.


In The News

10/20/2020
University of South Florida Health neuroscientist suggests the therapeutic immunomodulatory vaccine may be safer for those with age-associated decline in immunity In the Alzheimer’s disease brain, the amyloid beta peptide clumps together to form hardened plaques between nerve cells. TAMPA, Fla … [read more]
10/12/2020
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 When the physiological process of autophagy runs smoothly, cellular waste is routinely collected for disposal so it … [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]