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What is the link between Parkinson’s and Ali’s death?

    While Muhammad Ali knocked out a slew of boxing greats inside the ring, his toughest battle was that against Parkinson’s disease.  Michael Okun from the National Parkinson’s Foundation […]

Steven T. DeKosky, M.D., has been named interim executive director of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida

Steven T. DeKosky, M.D., has been appointed interim executive director

for the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida. DeKosky, a prominent Alzheimer’s disease researcher and UF alumnus, came to UF in July as […]


UF Health Neuromedicine 2015 Progress Report

In 2015, the new UF Health five-year strategic plan was introduced under the name of “The Power of Together.”  The idea?  That together, UF Health physicians and staff are shaping […]


Meet our research partner: The UF Department Of Neuroscience

The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Florida College of Medicine, the second oldest Neuroscience department in the country, is proudly celebrating over four decades of commitment to excellence […]


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“We believe that the patient is the sun (not the doctor) and that interdisciplinary health care teams should orbit around the patient (not the doctor).”


Congratulations to Dr. Okun!

“We are pleased to enthusiastically announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Okun as chair of the UF department of neurology.  Please join us in congratulating Dr. Okun on his appointment […]

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Neurology News


Congratulations Dr. Okun!

Jun 28th, 2016

On the publication of Deep brain stimulation for the treatment of uncommon tremor syndromes.  This article was published in the June 2016 edition of Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics.  Click the link to […]

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Congratulations on another publication!

Jun 27th, 2016

Congratulations to Annika Goldman,John Williamson, Damon Lamb,and  Kenneth Heilman on the publication of The Influence of Right and Left Frontotemporal Stimulation on Visuospatial Creativity, which was published in Neurology April 5, 2016 vol. 86 no. […]

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Congratulations on your new publication!

Jun 26th, 2016

Congratulations to Tigran Kesayan, Damon Lamb, John Williamson, Adam Falchook and Kenneth Heilman on the publication of Reduced Tactile Pressure Perception with Age, and Perceptual Pseudoneglect: Laterality and the Perception of Tactile […]


New Publication in Neurology!

Jun 14th, 2016

Congratulations to Drs. Melissa Armstrong, Erin Monari, Leonardo Almeida, Nikolaus McFarland, Irene Malaty, and Michael Okun, on the publication of “Initial Patterns and Correlates of Quality of Life in Dementia […]

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Congratulations Drs. Deeb, Martinez-Ramirez, Giugni, Okun and Hass!

Jun 13th, 2016

On your new publication in the April 5th issue of Neurology entitled “GAITRite Comparison Between Parkinson’s Disease Stages.”

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UF Health Neuromedicine 2015 Progress Report

UF Health Neuromedicine 2015 Progress Report

Monthly Blog Posts by Dr. Melissa Armstrong


The Neurologist is in…

Monthly insights and advice from a stroke specialist, a movement disorder expert, and a neuromuscular physician. by Melissa Armstrong, MD, MSC featured in Neurology Now, Your Trusted Resource for Brain […]