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Students Spend Summer with Leading Neuroscientists at Max Planck Florida Institute

July 27, 2012

Max Planck Florida Institute (MPFI) is providing a unique learning opportunity this summer for talented and highly motivated high school …Click Here to Read More

Florida Scientists Identify New Molecules Important for Brain and Vision Function

June 11, 2012

In a pair of related studies, scientists from Scripps Florida were able to show that a family of proteins known …Click Here to Read More

Max Planck Florida Institute says Sensory Experience is Good for the Aging Brain

May 24, 2012

Despite a long-held scientific belief that much of the neural circuitry is fixed by the time of adolescence, a new …Click Here to Read More

Max Planck scientist awarded Parkinson’s research grant

May 3, 2012

Max Planck Florida researcher Samuel M. Young, Jr., PhD has received his first grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation …Click Here to Read More

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April 12, 2012

BioFlorida and the Life Sciences Banner Center are conducting a survey of Florida’s Life Sciences industry. If you have a …Click Here to Read More

New immune defense enzyme discovered, could provide a new target for the treatment of diseases

April 5, 2012

Neutrophil granulocytes comprise important defenses for the immune system. When pathogenic bacteria penetrate the body, they are the first on …Click Here to Read More

MPFI’s Robert Egger receives Otto-Haxel-Prize of the University of Heidelberg

March 16, 2012

Robert Egger, graduate student in the Max Planck Florida Department of Digital Neuroanatomy, received the Otto-Haxel-Prize of the Ruprecht-Karls University …Click Here to Read More

FAU and Max Planck Initiate Program in Integrative Biology and Neuroscience

March 14, 2012

To further cement their research and academic partnership, neuroscience faculty from Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science …Click Here to Read More

Dr. Ryohei Yasuda Named Max Planck Florida Institute Scientific Director

March 8, 2012

The Max Planck Florida Institute (MPFI) announced today that Duke University neuroscientist Ryohei Yasuda, PhD will join the Institute as …Click Here to Read More

First Max Planck Florida Institute Brain Bee Challenge Winners

February 9, 2012

More than 50 Palm Beach County students in grades 9-12 registered to experience a ‘different kind of brainstorm’  this past …Click Here to Read More