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Congratulations Dr. Aparna Wagle Shukla!

Congratulations Dr. Aparna Wagle Shukla!

Published: Jun 5th, 2018

Dr. Aparna Wagle Shukla has become a member of the tremor research group (TRG). She is one of only two new members for the year!

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Department at Work

Published: Jun 4th, 2018

Stephen Figueroa, Sr Director of Development and Dr. Nivedita Jerath traveled to St. Petersburg, FL on April 14th to speak to the Tampa Bay area CMTA group and celebrate our […]

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Neurology Research Day is June 2, 2018

Published: Jun 1st, 2018

In accordance with the University of Florida Department of Neurology’s commitment to Research, We Proudly Present the 2nd Annual RESEARCH DAY! When:  June 2, 2018 7:30 AM – 2:30PM Where:  Shands South […]

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New migraine drug: A neurologist explains how it works

Published: May 31st, 2018

Author:  Yulia Orlova, Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Florida The FDA announced approval on May 17 of a novel preventive treatment for migraine headaches. Aimovig is the first in a new class of […]

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Non-Motor Characterization of the Basal Ganglia: Evidence from Human and Non-Human Primate Electrophysiology

Published: May 30th, 2018

Congratulations to Drs. Okun and Gunduz on the publication of “Non-Motor Characterization of the Basal Ganglia: Evidence from Human and Non-Human Primate Electrophysiology” in Frontiers in Neuroscience.   Abstract Although […]

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HIV lies dormant in brain, increasing risk of dementia, but how?

Published: May 29th, 2018

It was recently discovered that successful suppression of HIV infection and resultant increased life expectancy comes with an higher risk for developing dementia, addiction and other neurological problems. MBI researcher […]

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Welcome Victoria Hope!

Published: May 25th, 2018

Victoria is our newest Clinical Research Coordinator and will be located in the MBI.  Please welcome her to the department!

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Beta-band oscillations in the supplementary motor cortex are modulated by levodopa and associated with functional activity in the basal ganglia

Published: May 24th, 2018

Congratulations Drs. Okun, Hess and Vaillancourt on the publication of “Beta-band oscillations in the supplementary motor cortex are modulated by levodopa and associated with functional activity in the basal ganglia” […]

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Welcome Emily Hickey!

Published: May 23rd, 2018

Please welcome Emily Hickey to the department.  Emily is an administrative assistant for Epilepsy!

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Fixel Center clinic earns CurePSP designation

Published: May 22nd, 2018