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Thalamic deep brain stimulation for orthostatic tremor: A multicenter international registry

Published: Jun 30th, 2017

Congratulations Dr. Okun on the publication of “Thalamic deep brain stimulation for orthostatic tremor: A multicenter international registry“, in Movement Disorders, the Official Journal of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder […]

Safety and efficacy of dual-lead thalamic deep brain stimulation for patients with treatment-refractory multiple sclerosis tremor: a single-centre, randomised, single-blind, pilot trial

Published: Jun 29th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Seth F Oliveria, Ramon L Rodriguez, Dawn Bowers, Justin D Hilliard, Erin H Monar, Bonnie M Scott, Michael S Okun,  Kelly D Foote, on the publication of “Safety and efficacy of dual-lead thalamic deep […]

Callosal Motor Impersistence: A Novel Disconnection Syndrome

Published: Jun 28th, 2017

Congratulations Dr. Heilman on the publication of “Callosal Motor Impersistence: A Novel Disconnection Syndrome,” in the June edition of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology. Abstract Motor impersistence, an inability to sustain […]

Welcome Dawn Baker-Ruggles

Published: Jun 27th, 2017

Dawn has joined us as the Administrative Assistant for the MS Division and can be reached via email at Dawn.Baker-Ruggles@neurology.ufl.edu  

Apparatuses and Methods for Securing Deep Brain Stimulation Leads

Published: Jun 26th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs Okun and Foot on their patent, “Apparatuses and Methods for Securing Deep Brain Stimulation Leads.”   Abstract: Various examples are provided for securing deep brain stimulation (DBS) […]

Congratulations Dr. Karen McFarland!

Published: Jun 23rd, 2017

Dr. McFarland was named the Berman Fellow in Alzheimer’s Disease for July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018.

Functional activity of the sensorimotor cortex and cerebellum relates to cervical dystonia symptoms

Published: Jun 22nd, 2017

Congratulations to Christopher W. Hess, Nikolaus R. McFarland, Aparna Wagle Shukla, Michael S. Okun, and David E. Vaillancourt on the publication of “Functional activity of the sensorimotor cortex and cerebellum relates […]

Fighting Dementia

Published: Jun 21st, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. WCJB-TV 20– Dementia is a tough and debilitating mental disorder, but researchers are learning more about it. Dr. Glenn Smith is a dementia researcher from UF’s Department of […]

Parkinson Disease and Autoimmune Disorders—What Can We Learn From Genome-wide Pleiotropy?

Published: Jun 20th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Nikolaus McFarland, Karen McFarland and Todd Golde on the publication of “Parkinson Disease and Autoimmune Disorders—What Can We Learn From Genome-wide Pleiotropy?”  This article was published in […]

Dr. Hess; Guest editor for Seminars in Neurology.

Published: Jun 19th, 2017

Dr. Hess served as a guest editor for a recently published issue of Seminars in Neurology. The title of the issue is “Update on Parkinson’s Disease”. The articles focused on the […]