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15th Annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium

Published: Apr 5th, 2017

For Patients, Caregivers, and Healthcare Providers North Central Baptist Church 8001 NW 23rd Avenue Gainesville,FL April 8, 2017 8:00 am – 1:30 pm For a full agenda click here!

Parkinsonsism & Related Disorders March 2017 Issue Photo

Variable frequency stimulation of subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson’s disease: Rationale and hypothesis

Published: Apr 5th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Wei Hu, Aparna Wagle Shukla, Leonardo Almeida, and Michael Okun on the publication of “Variable frequency stimulation of subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson’s disease: Rationale and hypothesis.” in […]

PSP/Lewy Body Disease Think Tank

Published: Apr 4th, 2017

April 6, 2017 Annual Symposium VI New Ideas and Frontiers Harrell Medical Education Building North Learning Studio, Room 125 Begins with breakfast at 7:00 am.

Welcome Cyrus Saleem!

Published: Apr 3rd, 2017

Cyrus joined the Department of Neurology on March 31st as a Research Coordinator.  He can be reached at cyrus.saleem@neurology.ufl.edu 

High-voltage VIM Region Deep Brain Stimulation Mimicking Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Published: Mar 31st, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Patterson, Okun and Hess on the publication of “High-voltage VIM Region Deep Brain Stimulation Mimicking Progressive Supranuclear Palsy,” in Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements.   Abstract Background: […]

New book offers secrets for better living and tips for patients coping with Tourette syndrome

Published: Mar 27th, 2017

A new book edited by a University of Florida researcher is being released today and offers guidance, medical insights and hope to patients and families of patients with Tourette syndrome, […]

ALS Support Group Meeting!

Published: Mar 23rd, 2017

ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Support Group Meeting Support groups bring together people facing similar issues, whether just the physical aspects of ALS, relationship issues or major life changes.  Members of […]

Epilepsy Day is March 27th

Published: Mar 22nd, 2017

Here are some upcoming events to help you show your Support: Event Date/Time Location Epilepsy Walk March 25th at 9:00 am (registration at 8:00 am) Flavet Field, UF Purple Pints […]

Effects of aging on action-intentional programming

Published: Mar 15th, 2017

Congratulations to the authors,Ali R. Shoraka, Dana M. Otzel, Eduardo M. Zilli, Glen R. Finney, Leilani Doty, Adam D. Falchook & Kenneth M. Heilman, of “Effects of aging on action-intentional […]

Parkinson’s disease diffusion MRI is not affected by acute antiparkinsonian medication

Published: Feb 27th, 2017

Congratulations Drs. Okun, Hess and Vaillancourt on the publication of “Parkinson’s disease diffusion MRI is not affected by acute antiparkinsonian medication,” in the February issue of NeuroImage: Clinical.   Read […]