Maintaining a Healthy Aging Brain During a Pandemic

Join us online for a three-week discussion series on the aging brain that doctors from the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine will lead.

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Why Everyone is Obsessed With the MIND Diet

The MIND diet ranks among the top heart-healthy diets and is one of the easiest to follow. Its goal: to lower the risk of dementia and improve cognitive health.

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Neuroplasticity of the Brain & Physical Exercise: Keeping a Sharp Mind

Neuroplasticity is the ability of the brain to develop new neural pathways or connections between brain cells or neurons. Most neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s as well as mild cognitive impairment, are accompanied by a loss of brain plasticity.

You are invited to view a virtual townhall

To our UHealth and Miller School of Medicine friends and supporters
Which Took Place: Wednesday, October 7 at 6 p.m. EST

Take the memory test!

MindCrowd is the first research project of its kind and it’s people like you who will lead to critical advancements in understanding and treating brain disorders.

Remote Excercise Recruitment

Brain Donation: A Gift for Future Generations

Brain donation helps researchers study brain disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, that affect millions of people. Learn about why people donate their brains, the process of brain donation, and how you can enroll to make this generous gift.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The University of Miami Health System continues to closely monitoring the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. University and health system leaders are working closely with government and public health agencies and continue to follow guidelines from the U.S. Department of State, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the World Health Organization.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Neurologic Disease Resource Center

Brain & Life is committed to providing guidance from trusted neurologists. This page is dedicated to sharing with you the latest and most trusted information from the neurology community.

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Why do some people age better than others?

The “graying of America” is growing at a record pace. In less than two decades, older adults are projected to outnumber children for the first time in this country’s history. University of Miami researchers are tapping into this expanding population in an effort to understand what allows some to age better than others.