What we doOur Research
Previous work by the Institute’s lead researchers has shown that certain genetic variations may cause or predispose humans to Alzheimer’s disease.
Traumatic Brain Injury
With over 1 million traumatic brain injuries in the US each year, TBI is a common and major health problem. An estimated 5.3 million Americans are living today with a TBI-related disability.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is caused by exposure to a severe life threatening traumatic event. PTSD has a significant impact on the mental health of patients.
There are virtually no studies of Brevetoxin levels in populations as exposed to the toxin as our community is in Sarasota. Our goal is to understand whether Brevetoxin from Red Tide poses a significant health risk to our local community.
Gulf War Illness
A chronic and multisymptomatic disorder affecting military veterans and civilian workers of the 1990–91 Gulf War.