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Maternal mortality, Neurologic complications

Published: Jul 9th, 2017

The USA is not doing well with its maternal mortality compared to the rest of the developed nations, a recent NPR investigation reveals. There is need for increased awareness of […]

A new non-surgical approach for deep-brain stimulation

Published: Jul 7th, 2017

Congratulations Drs. Gunduz and Okun on the publication of “A new non-surgical approach for deep-brain stimulation” in The Lancet Neurology’s June 28th edition. Although deep brain stimulation (DBS) can provide meaningful improvement […]

Welcome to our new Residents!

Published: Jul 6th, 2017

Varalakshmi Ballur Narayana Reddy, MD Amy Ferng, MD   David Kiviat, MD   Michael Morris, MD Zachary Newcomer, DO Torge Rempe, MD Christine Smith, MD Vyas Viswanathan, MD  

Congratulations to our Resident’s Class of 2017 on their Graduation!

Published: Jul 3rd, 2017

It was our honor and pleasure to congratulation our outgoing residents on the completion of their programs.  On June 16th an award ceremony was held  to celebrate the 2017 Department of Neurology […]

Thalamic deep brain stimulation for orthostatic tremor: A multicenter international registry

Published: Jun 30th, 2017

Congratulations Dr. Okun on the publication of “Thalamic deep brain stimulation for orthostatic tremor: A multicenter international registry“, in Movement Disorders, the Official Journal of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder […]

Safety and efficacy of dual-lead thalamic deep brain stimulation for patients with treatment-refractory multiple sclerosis tremor: a single-centre, randomised, single-blind, pilot trial

Published: Jun 29th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Seth F Oliveria, Ramon L Rodriguez, Dawn Bowers, Justin D Hilliard, Erin H Monar, Bonnie M Scott, Michael S Okun,  Kelly D Foote, on the publication of “Safety and efficacy of dual-lead thalamic deep […]

Callosal Motor Impersistence: A Novel Disconnection Syndrome

Published: Jun 28th, 2017

Congratulations Dr. Heilman on the publication of “Callosal Motor Impersistence: A Novel Disconnection Syndrome,” in the June edition of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology. Abstract Motor impersistence, an inability to sustain […]

Welcome Dawn Baker-Ruggles

Published: Jun 27th, 2017

Dawn has joined us as the Administrative Assistant for the MS Division and can be reached via email at Dawn.Baker-Ruggles@neurology.ufl.edu  

Apparatuses and Methods for Securing Deep Brain Stimulation Leads

Published: Jun 26th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs Okun and Foot on their patent, “Apparatuses and Methods for Securing Deep Brain Stimulation Leads.”   Abstract: Various examples are provided for securing deep brain stimulation (DBS) […]

Congratulations Dr. Karen McFarland!

Published: Jun 23rd, 2017

Dr. McFarland was named the Berman Fellow in Alzheimer’s Disease for July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018.