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Free water improves detection of changes in the substantia nigra in Parkinsonism: A multisite study

Published: Jul 21st, 2017

Congratulations Drs. Nikolaus McFarland, Michael Okun and David Vaillancourt on the publication of “Free water improves detection of changes in the substantia nigra in Parkinsonism: A multisite study.”  This article […]

Hospitalization and rehospitalization in Parkinson disease patients: Data from the National Parkinson Foundation Centers of Excellence

Published: Jul 19th, 2017

Congratulations Drs. Sol De Jesus, Melissa J. Armstrong, Daniel Martinez-Ramirez, and Michael S. Okun on the publication of “Hospitalization and rehospitalization in Parkinson disease patients: Data from the National Parkinson Foundation Centers of Excellence.” […]

Welcome new Faculty!

Published: Jul 18th, 2017

Please join us in wishing a warm welcome to Dr. Christopher Robinson, who joined us on July 11th in the Neuro Critical-Care Division and Dr. Tirisham Gyang who joins us today in the Multiple […]

Striatum, critical in DYTI

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

DYT1 dystonia is an autosomal dominant dystonia that is due to mutations in the TOR1A gene. Current evidence points toward a central role of the striatum (the caudate + putamen […]

Welcome to our new Fellows!

Published: Jul 11th, 2017

Ryan Barmore, MD Jr. Movement Disorders Fellow Mary Ann Fares, MD Vascular Neurology Fellow Supreet Kaur, MD Vascular Neurology Fellow Ahmad El Kouzi, MD Jr. Movement Disorders Fellow Bhavana Patel, […]

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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 […]