Center of Excellence for Aging & Brain Repair

Center of Excellence for
Aging & Brain Repair

The Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair (CEABR) 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 the repair of degenerative processes.

This Center has already achieved multiple goals, including performing first rate research, developing patents and biotechnology transfers, promoting graduate education and providing Florida residents with state-of-the-art clinical care through novel clinical trials. Faculty members are funded in part by the following agencies, NIH, NINDS, NIA, James A. Haley VA Hospital, State of Florida, James and Esther King Biomedical Research covering a wide variety of neurological and age related issues. 

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