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Alterations of emotional reactivity following right temporal lobectomy

Published: Dec 27th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Williamson and Heilman on the publication of “Alterations of emotional reactivity following right temporal lobectomy,” which was published in Neurocase: The Neural Basis of Cognition.   ABSTRACT […]

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A Marked Point Process Framework for Extracellular Electrical Potentials

Published: Dec 22nd, 2017

Congratulations Dr. Michael Okun on the publication of “A Marked Point Process Framework for Extracellular Electrical Potentials” which was published in the December issue of Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. Neuromodulations […]

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Ictal-Interictal Contiunuum

Published: Dec 19th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Giridhar Kalamangalam on the acceptance of “Ictal-Interictal Continuum” in the Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology.   Publication date to come soon. Summary The term “ictal–interictal” continuum has seen wide […]

Neurotherapeutics Symposium 2018

Published: Dec 1st, 2017

Orlando, FL February 7-9, 2018 The University of Rochester Center for Experiential Learning is hosting a neurotherapeutics symposium in Orlando. This symposium focuses on the process of testing new drugs […]

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Rev. Jesse Jackson, 76, reveals he has Parkinson’s disease

Published: Nov 21st, 2017

Although Parkinson’s is considered to be the most complex disease in medicine, it is also very treatable, Dr. Michael Okun, the national medical director for the Parkinson’s Foundation and chair […]

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Welcome Slande Alliance

Published: Nov 13th, 2017

Slande Alliance will be joining us as a Research Coordinator.  Please welcome her to the department!  

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Ventral Intermediate Nucleus Versus Zona Incerta Region Deep Brain Stimulation In Essential Tremor

Published: Nov 9th, 2017

Congratulation to Robert Eisinger et al. (Dr. Michael Okun’s lab) on the publication of “Ventral Intermediate Nucleus Versus Zona Incerta Region Deep Brain Stimulation In Essential Tremor,” in the November issue […]

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Welcome Christian Wolf, ARNP

Published: Nov 3rd, 2017

  Please welcome Christian Wolf, ARNP.  Christian is the new extender on the general inpatient care ward.  

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Square biphasic pulse deep brain stimulation for essential tremor: The BiP tremor study

Published: Oct 30th, 2017

Congratulations Drs. Sol De Jesus, Leonardo Almeida, Leili Shahgholi, Daniel Martinez-Ramirez, Aparna Wagle-Shukla, and Michael Okun on the publication of “Square biphasic pulse deep brain stimulation for essential tremor: The BiP tremor study.”  This article was published in the October […]

Symptom Dimensions of Depression and Apathy and Their Relationship With Cognition in Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Oct 27th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Okun, and Bowers on the publication of “Symptom Dimensions of Depression and Apathy and Their Relationship With Cognition in Parkinson’s Disease” in the October issue of Journal of […]