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Welcome Elise Martin!

Published: Jan 25th, 2018

Please welcome Elise Martin to the department.  Elise is the new clinic manager in the Neurology Clinic East Tower.

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Dr. Irene Malaty takes helm at Florida Society of Neurology

Published: Jan 25th, 2018

Irene Malaty, M.D., an associate professor in the department of neurology, has been chosen as president of the Florida Society of Neurology. Malaty first became involved with the society as […]

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Welcome to Lakisha Thomas

Published: Jan 24th, 2018

Please welcome Lakisha she is our new clinic managers, who began in late December.  Lakisha works in the Medical Plaza clinic.

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Congratulations on your New Patent!

Published: Jan 24th, 2018

Congratulations to Dr John Williamson on his Patent approval “SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING AND CONTROLLING NERVOUS SYSTEM BEHAVIOR USING AUTONOMIC FEATURES.”   Abstract: Respiratory sinus arrhythmia, or another bodily […]

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Efficacy and Safety of Deep Brain Stimulation in Tourette Syndrome

Published: Jan 23rd, 2018

The International Tourette Syndrome Deep Brain Stimulation Public Database and Registry Congratulations to Drs. Hu, Rizner, Monari, Foote, Malaty, Deeb and Okun on your publication in the January 16, 2018 […]

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Physiological effects of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation surgery in cervical dystonia

Published: Jan 19th, 2018

Congratulations Drs Wagle Shukla, Foote and Okun on the publication of “Physiological effects of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation surgery in cervical dystonia,” in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & […]

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Welcome Jean Geste!

Published: Jan 18th, 2018

Please join us in welcoming Jean Geste to the Department.  Jean will be joining Dr. Rincon Limas’ lab as a postdoctoral associate.    

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DBS shows promise for Tourette patients in new UF-led registry

Published: Jan 18th, 2018

University of Florida neuroscientists are leading a multinational effort to track outcomes for patients with Tourette syndrome who undergo deep brain stimulation surgery, an established treatment for other movement disorders […]

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Potential indications for deep brain stimulation in neurological disorders: an evolving field

Published: Jan 10th, 2018

Congratulations Drs. Deeb, Okun and Zamora on the publication of “Potential indications for deep brain stimulation in neurological disorders: an evolving field,” in the December 2017 issue of the European […]

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Neuromedicine Service and Science Hub Model

Published: Jan 9th, 2018

Congratulations to Drs. Okun, Ramirez-Zamora, and Foote on the publication of “Neuromedicine Service and Science Hub Model,” in the January 2, 2018 issue of JAMA Neurology. The US health care […]