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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

I was recruited to the University of Florida in late 2009 to build the CTRND.......[Read more]

Recent News

CTRND Researchers Highlight the Role of Protein Misfolding in ALS

In work supported by the ALS association, CTRND researchers have had a paper published in Acta Neuropathologica in which they shed light on a potential mechanism for the spread of […]

CTRND Researchers Published in the Journal Molecular Therapy

CTRND Post-doctoral fellow, Jacob Ayers, Ph.D., under the direction of CTRND faculty Paramita Chakrabarty, Ph.D., Yona Levites, Ph.D., David Borchelt, Ph.D., and Todd Golde, M.D., Ph.D., has published a study […]

Dr Golde Honored

CTRND Director Dr. Todd Golde has been named recipient of the 2014 College of Medicine Basic Science Research Award for his work on the fundamental underlying principles of biology and […]