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Causes, Complications and Outcomes of hospitalization in patients with Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB)

Dr. Christopher Chauncey Spears – one of the movement disorders senior fellows – presented the poster “Causes, Complications and Outcomes of hospitalization in patients with Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB)” […]

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Management of Parkinson Disease in 2017 Personalized Approaches for Patient-Specific Needs

The approach and treatment of Parkinson disease is perpetually changing for a better management of a multitude of associated motor (tremors, stiffness, slowness, gait) and non-motor (sleep disturbances, mood disorders, […]

Congratulations Dr. Ho!

Congratulations to Dr. Kwo Wei David Ho MD PhD, UF Neurology Resident. Dr. Ho is now a member of the editorial team of the Neurology journal Resident and Fellow section. […]

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99% of the brains of deceased NFL football players studied had evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy

New research shows that 99 percent of the brains of deceased NFL football players that researchers studied had evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a neurodegenerative brain disease found […]

Department of Neurology Award winners 2017

It was our honor and pleasure on June 16th to present the 2017 Department of Neurology graduates and award winners at the 2017 annual party. It was a great event for […]

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Neurology News

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Congratulations to Drs. Chuquilin and Wymer!

Oct 17th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Chuquilin and Wymer on your recent editorial “Increasing Evidence for an Association Between Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Psychiatric Disorders” in JAMA Neurology.

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Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) Research Center of Excellence Grant

Oct 16th, 2017

Melissa Armstrong M.D., MSc. Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology successfully led the application and effort for UF to have a Lewy Body Center of Excellence. Dr. Armstrong’s site will be publicly promoted […]

Grand Rounds – October 17, 2017

Oct 9th, 2017

The University of Florida Continuing Medical Education and Department of Neurology   Present “Brain Tsunamis – Quietly Spreading Depression, Convulsions and Ischemia for Over Half a Century”   Carolina Maciel, […]

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Welcome Pragya Prakash!

Oct 5th, 2017

Pragya is a post doc in Dr. Rincon-Limas’ lab.  If you see Pragya, please welcome her to the team!  

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Report of a patient undergoing chronic responsive deep brain stimulation for Tourette syndrome: proof of concept

Oct 4th, 2017

Congratulations Drs Okun, Foote and Gunduz on the publication of “Report of a patient undergoing chronic responsive deep brain stimulation for Tourette syndrome: proof of concept” in the September issue […]

Residency Information

The goal of the Neurology Residency Training Program is to prepare residents for a career in academic neurology, with well-rounded strengths in clinical care, professionalism, research, and education. We are confident that every resident who we accept into our program will be able, with suitable application, to become a first-rate neurologist.

See "Education" section above for more information on how to apply.

 

Podcasts

How to Manage Parkinson’s “Off” Time

Parkinson’s can be unpredictable – symptoms can come and go or get better and worse throughout the day. These so-called “on-off” fluctuations (also called motor fluctuations) and dyskinesias can be […]

Solving the Puzzle of Living with Parkinson’s

Harvesting Happiness with guest Dr. Michael Okun   Host Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA is an Applied Positive Psychology and lifestyle management consultant specializing in the fields of addiction and trauma recovery, life-crises triage, integrated wellbeing and mindful living. Her mission-driven […]

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Substantial Matters: Life and Science of Parkinson’s

In this debut episode of Substantial Matters: Life and Science of Parkinson’s, brought to you by the National Parkinson Foundation, Dr. Michael Okun talks about early warning signs of Parkinson’s […]

Patient Information Videos

Patient Education Videos

Stem Cell Treatment in Parkinsons Disease Below is a video presented as an interview between Dr. Aparna Wagle-Shukla and Dr. Wissam Deeb which discussed the use and prospects of Stem […]

Monthly Blog

6 Steps to better sleep

BY MELISSA ARMSTRONG, MD, MSC, FAAN Many neurologic diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis disrupt sleep. Sleep problems also can impact the brain: multiple research studies suggest, for […]

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 […]

Faculty Spotlight

Tirisham GyangDr. Tirisham Gyang recently joined the UF neurology department and more specifically the multiple sclerosis division.

She attended St Georges University Medical School, and completed her residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University. She finished her neuroimmunology, multiple sclerosis, and experimental therapeutic fellowship at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2017.  Dr. Gyang studied the use of cannabis for the symptomatic treatment of multiple sclerosis symptoms most notably pain and spasticity.

Dr. Gyang likes to travel.  Most of her trips have been in the Northern Hemisphere. She wouldlike to explore the Southern Hemisphere most notably Australia.  She is not partial to any specific airline, except
maybe British Airways.