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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Our Philosophy:

“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).”

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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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Congratulations Dr Doré!

Jul 19th, 2016

On the publication of “Protective Role of Arginase II in Cerebral Ischemia and Excitotoxicity,” which was published in the April edition of the Journal of Neurology and Neuroscience.  Use the […]

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Congratulations Drs. Woods and Williamson!

Jul 18th, 2016

On the publication of “Front GABA Concentrations are Associated with Cognitive Performance in Older Adults“, which was published in the June issue of Biological Psychiatry.

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Neuromedicine Summer Social

Jul 15th, 2016

Friday, July 22, 2016 beginning at 5:01 pm at Gator’s Dockside.  Please be sure to RSVP to jbaronlee@ufl.edu  

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Congratulations Drs. Bowers and Okun!

Jul 14th, 2016

Congratulations on the publication of “Apathy, Novelty Processing, and the P3 Potential in Parkinson’s Disease” which was published in the June edition of Frontiers in Neurology.  The full article can […]

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New Publication!

Jul 13th, 2016

Congratulations to Drs. Almeida, Ahmed, De Jesus, Patterson, Martinez-Ramierz, Vaillancourt, Bowers, Okun and McFarland, on the publication of “Depressive Symptoms are Frequent in Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders.”  This article was published […]

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Conference Calendar

Down the Hatch with Dr. Michael Okun!

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Advocacy in dysphagia management:  A Neurologist’s perspective (Guest:  Dr. Michael Okun)

Listen to Down the Hatch – a Podcast on SoundCloud! Physicians play a critical role in dysphagia management, even though swallowing may not have been included in their medical training. […]

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Monthly Blog Posts by Dr. Melissa Armstrong

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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 […]