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Our Mission

To discover, develop and evaluate future treatments and diagnostics for degenerative central nervous system conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke and other brain neurodegenerative disorders.

The Problem

Neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease have no known cure and are increasing in incidence with the aging population.

Our Core Concepts:

Multifaceted approach to the problems faced in the field of neurodegenerative disease research.

Our Goals:

Anticipated Milestones

A Message From Dr. Todd Golde, Center Director

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Recent News

CTRND Neuroscientists Demonstrate Link Between Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases

CTRND faculty members Jada Lewis and Benoit Giasson along with UF graduate student Rachel Bailey and Jason P. Covy of Stanford University have reported in Acta Neuropathologica their discovery of […]

CTRND Researcher Collaborator in National Effort to Discover Therapies for Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Todd Golde is among a group of researchers from UF, The Mayo Clinic Florida, and The Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle who have received a grant from the […]

CTRND Faculty Promoted

Congratulations are due to Dr. Sylvain Doré for his promotion to the rank of Professor in recognition of his contributions to the students of the University of Florida!