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Welcome Pragya Prakash!

Published: 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

Published: 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 […]

Management of Elevated Therapeutic Impedances on Deep Brain Stimulation Leads

Published: Sep 29th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Deeb and Okun on the publication of their case file “Management of Elevated Therapeutic Impedances on Deep Brain Stimulation Leads,” which was published in Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic […]

The ER retention protein RER1 promotes alpha-synuclein degradation via the proteasome.

Published: Sep 28th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Nikolaus McFarland on the publication of “The ER retention protein RER1 promotes alpha-synuclein degradation via the proteasome,” in the September issue of PLoS One.   Abstract Abnormal […]

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RAN Translation Regulated by Muscleblind Proteins in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2

Published: Sep 27th, 2017

Congratulations Dr. Guangbin Xia on the publication of “RAN Translation Regulated by Muscleblind Proteins in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2.”  This article was published in the September issue of Neuron. Summary Several […]

The Ice Test to Differentiate Essential tremor from Parkinson’s disease tremor

Published: Sep 25th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Aparna Wagle Shukla, Michael Okun, and  David Vaillancourt on the publication of “The Ice Test to Differentiate Essential tremor from Parkinson’s disease tremor,” which was published in the […]

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Impact of tissue correction strategy on GABA-edited MRS findings

Published: Sep 22nd, 2017

Congratulations Dr. John Wlliamson, on the publication of “Impact of tissue correction strategy on GABA-edited MRS findings,” which will be published in the November 15th issue of NeuroImage.   Abstract […]

Parkinson’s disease: New drugs and treatments, but where are the doctors?

Published: Sep 21st, 2017

Celebrating Distinction

Published: Sep 20th, 2017

Annually, Dr. David Guzick, hosts an event called Celebrating Distinction. During this event Dr. Guzick honors all HSC faculty who have recently been appointed to endowed positions. For this year, […]

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Dr. Rincon-Limas named as a College of Medicine’s 2017-2018 University Term Professor!

Published: Sep 19th, 2017

Dr. Diego Rincon-Limas has been named as one of the College of Medicine’s 2017-2018 University Term Professors in recognition of his significant academic achievements as faculty. Congratulations on this presitgious achievement!