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

5/3/2021
First-in-human study of diffuse optical tomography during rTMS suggests treatment target or parameters may need adjusting to benefit more patients with severe depression TAMPA, Fla. (May 4, 2021) — Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, or rTMS, was FDA approved in 2008 as a safe and e … [read more]
5/3/2021
The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center contributed to a new international study in Nature Medicine suggesting there is reason to reevaluate the concept of “typical” Alzheimer’s disease. The study examined the largest and most diverse population in the world to date using tau-positron emission tomogr … [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]