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ISL Faculty Affiliate Leo Liu appointed as the Co-Chair of Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC) on Biorheology

ISL Faculty Affiliate, Dr. Leo Liu, has recently been appointed by the International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis (ISTH) as the Co-Chair of Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC) on Biorheology.

Watch Long Xie's Brown Bag Presentation


Long Xie, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders, speaks on “The Ups and Downs of Aging Brains: Using Precision Imaging to Map Brain Organization in Older Adults.”

Two ISL Faculty Affiliates Awarded

Congratulations to two of our ISL Faculty Affiliates who have been awarded a Florida Department of Health Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s grant worth $350k. Dr. Julia Sheffler and Dr. Ravinder Nagpal will begin work soon on their newly funded project titled “A scalable Mediterranean-ketogenic nutrition intervention to improve gut and brain health in underserved rural older adults with mild cognitive impairment.”

2023 ISL Planning Grant Winners

Reviews for the 2023 ISL Planning Grants have been completed and two grants will be awarded to our ISL Faculty Affiliates for their outstanding interdisciplinary grant proposals. Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Parvatiyar (pictured on left) and Dr. Zilong Xie (pictured on right.) We are looking forward to your research results!

ISL Faculty Affiliate receives Henry Montoye Scholar Award

ISL Affiliate Lynn Panton awarded with Henry Montoye Scholar Award from our regional chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine. Scholar Award recipients are accomplished researchers, mentors, and leaders in Southeast ACSM. The 2023 Scholar Award recipient, Lynn Panton, PhD, FACSM, shares these same qualities. Congratulations Dr. Panton!

ISL Faculty Affiliate receives 2023 FSU Distinguished Teacher award

ISL Affiliate awarded with the 2023 FSU Distinguished Teacher award! FSU Associate Professor of Communication and ISL Faculty Affiliate Russell Clayton’s efforts to motivate students to discover their own creativity and excel in their careers have earned him the university’s most prestigious honor for teaching.

ISL Faculty Affiliate awarded $3M NIH grant

FSU psychologist and ISL Faculty Affiliate Caterina Gratton, is part of a multi-institution team that has been awarded $3M NIH grant to research variations in Parkinson’s disease.

“We’re thrilled to be supported in this way by the NIH,” Gratton said. “We understand that Parkinson’s disease and the brain both look quite different across individuals, and this grant will allow us to collect exciting new data on individual brain networks in Parkinson’s disease and hopefully illuminate how these networks may be connected to differences in symptoms and pathology seen in the disorder.”

ISL Affiliate awarded $5.7M

ISL Faculty Affiliate, Dr. Wen Li, awarded $5.7M to further her research. She is receiving a $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health and a five-year, $3.8 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to study PTSD and pain.

ISL Faculty Affiliate awarded McKnight Junior Faculty Fellowship

ISL Affiliate Michelle Parvatiyar Awarded McKnight Junior Faculty Fellowship awarded by The Florida Education Fund as part of their initiative to encourage exceptional teaching and research by faculty historically underrepresented in academia.

Congratulations to the 2023 Esther & Del Grosser Scholarship Winner- Leila Khalili

Neil Charness, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Successful Longevity, announced yesterday that Leila Khalili, Ph.D. student in the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology, has been awarded the 2023 Institute for Successful Longevity’s Esther & Del Grosser Scholarship.

The scholarship provides $1,000 in support of student research.