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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In The News

1/30/2023
Until recently, scientists knew little about how important cells called fibroblasts might help protect the brain when a life-threatening bleeding stroke occurs. But these cells may function like a plumber making an emergency house call, said Yao Yao, PhD, associate professor in Molecular Pharmacolog … [read more]
1/18/2023
USF Health patients now have access to a specialized device meant to reduce back pain, thanks to the donation by Excite Medical. Excite Medical donated two devices – the DRX9000 and the DRX9000C – as treatment options that may prove helpful to patients not benefiting from other standard non-surgical … [read more]
12/14/2022
USF Health researchers are studying how a little-known protein known as BIN1 may contribute to the formation of tangles in the brain that are a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, a degenerative brain condition that affects more than 6 million Americans today. Their findings have been published in the … [read more]
9/6/2022
USF Health doctors are among the best and listed as such in the Top Doctor® list by Castle Connolly. The list, released earlier this year, includes over 400 local physicians among 55 medical specialties – 82 of them are with USF Health. USF Health Neurologist Dr. Theresa Zesiewicz. For more than 25 … [read more]