Location: Gainesville, Florida
Owner: UF Health Shands Teaching Hospital and Clinics
Completion: April 2019
“Creating history’s healthiest generation”
The Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at the University of Florida is a 21,437 square foot facility consisting of patient exam rooms, research areas and a physical/occupational therapy garden.
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.
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).