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Non-invasive Brain Stimulation: Probing Intracortical Circuits and Improving Cognition in the Aging Brain

Check out the exciting new publication led by Dr. Joyce Gomes-Osman here at the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and in collaboration with Dr. Adam Woods at the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute at the University of Florida. This article highlights the opportunities created by applying innovative […]

Here’s How Much Exercise You Need to Keep Your Brain Healthy

We are excited that the latest article by Dr. Joyce Gomes-Osman, winner of our first Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute Pilot Award at University of Miami, was published at Neurology: Clinical Practice, and disseminated through various news outlets. Check out the article in TIME Magazine below: Click Here

Yamila Carmona, MA

McKnight Senior Research Coordinator Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute Department of Neurology University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine 1120 NW 14th Street, Suite 1370 Miami, FL 33136 Phone:305-243-2658 Email: Yic3@med.miami.edu Yamila Carmona graduated in 2005 from American University in Washington, DC with a Master of Arts in Psychology. For the past 17 years, she […]

Small Pilot Grant Awarded to Joyce Gomes-Osman, PhD, PT

Joyce Gomes-Osman, PhD, PT is the first recipient of the Evelyn F. McKnight Small Pilot Collaborative Research Award Program (funding period: July 2017- June 2018). She is a rehabilitation scientist with expertise in clinical research that aims to harness plasticity through interventions such as noninvasive brain stimulation (NIBS) and exercise, and assesses their effects on […]

Susan Fox-Rosellini, M.B.A.

Executive Director of Development & Marketing Department of Neurology University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 1120 NW 14th Street, Suite 1382 Clinical Research Building Miami, FL 33136 Email: Sfoxrose@med.miami.edu Phone: 305-243-5198 Susan Fox-Rosellini M.B.A. is the Executive Director of Marketing and Development for the Department of Neurology. She has 35+ years of experience and […]

Stacy S. Merritt, MA, CCRP

Research and Administration Director Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute Department of Neurology University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine 1120 NW 14th Street, Suite 1369 Miami, FL 33136 Phone: 305-243-1386 Email: s.merritt@med.miami.edu Stacy Merritt received her Master’s Degree in Gerontology from the University of South Florida. She has been involved in research and policy aimed […]

Michelle Rae Caunca

McKnight MD/PhD Student Trainee Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute Department of Neurology University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine 1120 NW 14th Street, 13th Floor Miami, FL 33136 Email: m.caunca@med.miami.edu Michelle Caunca received her BS. In Neurobiology with a minor in Psychology at the University of California, Irvine, graduating cum laude with Honors in Biological Sciences […]