Location: Gainesville, Florida
Owner: UF Health Shands Teaching Hospital and Clinics
Completion: April 2019
The institute is a cornerstone of the university’s goal of creating history’s healthiest generation through precision health and the advancement of therapies related to the brain and neuromuscular/mental health.
“Creating history’s healthiest generation”
Fixel is home to scientists and clinicians who are working on neurological disorders that affect millions of people across the globe. These conditions include Parkinson’s, dystonia and other movement disorders; Alzheimer’s disease and dementia; and concussion, traumatic brain injury and neuromuscular disorders like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease).