Centers & Institutes


The 1Florida ADRC is a consortium of Florida institutions — Mount Sinai Medical Center, UF, FAU, FIU and the University of Miami. Their team evaluates people with and without memory disorders and other thinking problems for diagnosis and participation in research studies. Under the supervision of the FDA, they test new medicines to research their effectiveness on Alzheimer’s disease.

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JAX-ASCENT was created to provide an integrative physical and intellectual environment in which trainees at all levels and scientists from diverse disciplines can interact and conduct clinical and behavioral translational research on aging and independence of older adults.

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McKnight Brain Institute

The MBI investigators hope to make a difference for those who suffer from disorders of the brain including neurodegenerative diseases, brain cancers, addictive and psychiatric diseases, stroke, acute spinal cord injuries and brain injuries as well as memory loss associated with normal aging.

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RR&D Brain Rehabilitation Research Center (BRRC)

At the BRRC, unique teams of scientists conduct research to improve the effectiveness of neurorehabilitation. They work to improve current treatments as well as to create treatment innovations that may restore impairments caused by neurological diseases and injuries such as stroke and incomplete spinal cord injury.