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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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UF Health Shands Hospital recognized as one of nation’s best hospitals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Health Shands Hospital has been recognized among the nation’s best hospitals in seven adult medical specialties, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 […]

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Free-water and BOLD imaging changes in Parkinson’s disease patients chronically treated with a MAO-B inhibitor

Apr 28th, 2016

Congratulations to Drs. McFarland, Okun and Vaillancourt on the publication of “Free‐water and BOLD imaging changes in Parkinson’s disease patients chronically treated with a MAO‐B inhibitor,” which was published in […]

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Congratulations Dr. Xia!

Apr 27th, 2016

On the Publication of “Genome Therapy of Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 iPS Cells for Development of Autologous Stem Cell Therapy (S28. 005),” which was published in the April edition of […]

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The International Deep Brain Stimulation Registry and Database for Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome: How Does It Work?

Apr 26th, 2016

Congratulations to Drs. Deeb, Rossi, Foote, Gunduz, and Okun.  On the publication of  “The International Deep Brain Stimulation Registry and Database for Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome: How Does It […]

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Congratulations Drs. DeJusus, Zeilman, Foote, and Okun!

Apr 19th, 2016

On the publication of “Treatment of ADCY5-Associated Dystonia, Chorea, and Hyperkinetic Disorders With Deep Brain Stimulation: A Multicenter Case Series” in the Journal of Child Neurology, April 2016 edition.

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Congratulations to Drs. Rossi and Okun!

Apr 18th, 2016

On the publication of “Ethical Considerations of Broadcasting Awake Brain Stimulation Surgery:  Reigniting a Debate” which was published Brain Stimulation.      

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UF Health Neuromedicine 2015 Progress Report

UF Health Neuromedicine 2015 Progress Report

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 […]