We're Working on Better Science to Treat Brain Disease
The Roskamp Institute is devoted to understanding causes and finding treatments for brain disorders.
From Our Executive Director
“During these challenging times, as well as taking many precautions at the Roskamp Institute to keep the laboratories and clinic functioning to serve our patients and keep the research advancing, we are paying special interest to the central nervous system aspects of SARS-CoV-2 infection. SARS-CoV-2 is the particular type of coronavirus that causes Covid19.” Read more…
Who We Are
We are a world renowned team of experts from all over the world working tirelessly on our research.
Staff members of the Institute have offered educational presentations throughout the Sarasota and Manatee areas, and are ready to do so for your group or facility.
The Roskamp Institute has been working on novel treatments and research for Alzheimer’s, PTSD, TBI, and other brain diseases for over 10 years.
You can join our elite group of Alumni with a Ph.D in neuroscience, with real world training at our facility in Sarasota.
Our Mission & Vision
The mission of The Roskamp Institute is to conduct scientific research to discover safe and effective new drug therapies to treat diseases of the mind and to promote healthy aging.
Headed by Drs. Michael Mullan and Fiona Crawford, the Institute employs experienced scientists and clinicians and houses state-of-the-art research labs and equipment to conduct scientific research. The quality of research performed at the Institute reflects our motto: Better science. Real discovery.
Recent Articles & News
A pilot clinical study at The Roskamp Institute and Clinic examines the use of a naturally occurring lipid to improve and maintain brain function and health in veterans suffering from Gulf War Illness. For over 25 years now, 250,000 veterans from the 1990-1991 Gulf...
The Roskamp Institute is conducting a clinical research study to determine the effects of oleoylethanolamide (OEA) on lipid metabolism and immune function in veterans with Gulf War Illness. OEA is a naturally occurring lipid and we would like to see if it can maintain...
The Potential Effects of Red Tide on Our Brains. How Could Red Tide Affect Our Nervous System? ABC7 Staff SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Red Tide research is continuing in Sarasota, and at Roskamp Institute, they say it’s how the toxins might affect your nervous system...
Since 2003, Roskamp Institute has been on a mission of neurological discovery and treatment. From Alzheimer’s Disease, Traumatic Brain Injury, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, and Gulf War Illness, to the effects of Florida Red Tide and other eco-toxins, Roskamp Institute has maintained a laser focus on research that offers the highest probability of producing treatment in the shortest possible timeframe.
Our treatment facility, Roskamp Clinic, cares for more than 6,000 patients each year through services that include evaluation and treatment, family and caregiver support, and the opportunity to join clinical trials, such as our current Florida Red Tide Study. This ongoing relationship with our local community gives Roskamp Institute the ability to offer patients life-changing treatment today and real hope for the future.
The Roskamp Institute has a full service Neurology clinic located on-premise. There, we apply our cutting-edge research and partner with experts in the industry to provide the highest level of patient care for all. To learn more, visit the clinic website: RoskampClinic.org