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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

Join the CTRND Team!

Several member labs of the CTRND are recruiting Postdoctoral Associates.  Please see the Research Opportunites page for more information. Please check back often as more positions are expected to be open soon.

Dr Edgar Rodrgiuez Joins the CTRND

Dr. Edgar Rodriguez has joined the faculty of the CTRND.  Dr. Rodriguez joins us from the University of Iowa.

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 […]