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NEUROMEDICINE SUMMER SEMINAR SERIES

Published: Jun 16th, 2017

This seminar series runs every Monday at 12:00 PM in the DeWeese auditorium. Use this flyer to see the dates, topics and presenters. 2017 Neuromedicine Summer Calendar

Tourette syndrome: Finally, something to shout about

Published: Jun 15th, 2017

Congratulations Dr. Michael Okun on your publication of Tourette syndrome: Finally, something to shout about  in the June 8, 2017 edition of “The Conversation.” Tourette syndrome is a mysterious medical curiosity […]

SSEP in Therapeutic Hyperthermia Era

Published: Jun 14th, 2017

A lot has changed since the seminal paper by Levy et al. in JAMA neurology in 1985. The advent of therapeutic hypothermia (TH) has introduced uncertainty in prognostication. Cahill et […]

It’s that time of year again – time to prepare for the annual closing of the fiscal year. 

Published: Jun 12th, 2017

 Please pay close attention to the departmental fiscal deadlines listed below in red.  It is important that these deadlines are followed in order to allow staff adequate time to prepare […]

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In the news…

Published: Jun 8th, 2017

Dr. Okun was quoted in the New York Times article on June 1st,  “New Electrical Brain Stimulation Technique Shows Promise in Mice.”  You can read it online using this link. […]

Paper named one of most influential articles of 2016 for BMC Neurology, according to Altmetric.com.

Published: Jun 7th, 2017

Congratulations Daniel Martinez-Ramirez, Leonardo Almeida, Juan C. Giugni, Bilal Ahmed, Masa-aki Higuchi, Christopher S. Little, John P. Chapman, Caroline Mignacca, Aparna Wagle Shukla, Christopher W. Hess, Karen Wheeler Hegland and  Michael S. Okun Your paper ” Rate of aspiration pneumonia in hospitalized Parkinson’s disease patients: a cross-sectional study: was […]

Effects of expiratory muscle strength training on maximal respiratory pressure and swallow-related quality of life in individuals with multiple sclerosis

Published: Jun 6th, 2017

Congratulations Dr. Janis Daly  on the publication of “Effects of expiratory muscle strength training on maximal respiratory pressure and swallow-related quality of life in individuals with multiple sclerosis.”  This article […]

Gait Parameters Across Parkinson’s Disease Patients Treated With Psychotropics

Published: May 30th, 2017

Congratulations Drs. Martinez-Ramirez, Wolf, Almeida & Okun on the publication of “Gait Parameters Across Parkinson’s Disease Patients Treated With Psychotropics,”  which was published in the April issue of Neurology ABSTRACT […]

At any age, lack of sleep can drag you down

Published: May 30th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Micheal Jaffee who was called as an expert in the article “At any age, lack of sleep can drag you down.”  This article was published in the Tampa […]

A novel paradigm of variable frequency deep brain stimulation to improve freezing of gait in Parkinson’s disease

Published: May 29th, 2017

Congratulation to Drs. Aparna Wagle Shukla, Leonardo Almeida, Wei Hu, and Michael Okun on the publication of “A novel paradigm of variable frequency deep brain stimulation to improve freezing of gait in Parkinson’s disease,” […]