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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 Researcher Named a Fellow by the American Heart Association

Dr. Sylvain Doré has been named a Fellow of the American Heart Association for his research on Stroke. Please join the CTRND in congratulating Dr. Doré for this honor conferred […]

CTRND Researchers Publish in PNAS

Jenna Leclerc, an MD-PhD student, and her CTRND faculty member adviser Dr. Sylvain Doré have had an article published in the January 12th issue of the journal Proceedings of the […]

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.