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AAN Annual Meeting 2017

Published: Apr 6th, 2017

Advancing Neurology. Advancing You. Discover the Annual Meeting everyone’s talking about.  Last year we made seismic shifts in the entire format and feel-and the excitement in the air was palpable. […]

Expert in the field…

Published: Apr 5th, 2017

“It is unfortunate, but antipsychotic drugs are used commonly in seniors with dementia,” said Dr. Michael S. Okun, national medical director of the Parkinson’s Foundation. “Though there is an important […]

15th Annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium

Published: Apr 5th, 2017

For Patients, Caregivers, and Healthcare Providers North Central Baptist Church 8001 NW 23rd Avenue Gainesville,FL April 8, 2017 8:00 am – 1:30 pm For a full agenda click here!

Parkinsonsism & Related Disorders March 2017 Issue Photo

Variable frequency stimulation of subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson’s disease: Rationale and hypothesis

Published: Apr 5th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Wei Hu, Aparna Wagle Shukla, Leonardo Almeida, and Michael Okun on the publication of “Variable frequency stimulation of subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson’s disease: Rationale and hypothesis.” in […]

PSP/Lewy Body Disease Think Tank

Published: Apr 4th, 2017

April 6, 2017 Annual Symposium VI New Ideas and Frontiers Harrell Medical Education Building North Learning Studio, Room 125 Begins with breakfast at 7:00 am.

Welcome Cyrus Saleem!

Published: Apr 3rd, 2017

Cyrus joined the Department of Neurology on March 31st as a Research Coordinator.  He can be reached at 

High-voltage VIM Region Deep Brain Stimulation Mimicking Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Published: Mar 31st, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Patterson, Okun and Hess on the publication of “High-voltage VIM Region Deep Brain Stimulation Mimicking Progressive Supranuclear Palsy,” in Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements.   Abstract Background: […]

New book offers secrets for better living and tips for patients coping with Tourette syndrome

Published: Mar 27th, 2017

A new book edited by a University of Florida researcher is being released today and offers guidance, medical insights and hope to patients and families of patients with Tourette syndrome, […]

Epilepsy Day is March 27th

Published: Mar 22nd, 2017

Here are some upcoming events to help you show your Support: Event Date/Time Location Epilepsy Walk March 25th at 9:00 am (registration at 8:00 am) Flavet Field, UF Purple Pints […]

Effects of aging on action-intentional programming

Published: Mar 15th, 2017

Congratulations to the authors,Ali R. Shoraka, Dana M. Otzel, Eduardo M. Zilli, Glen R. Finney, Leilani Doty, Adam D. Falchook & Kenneth M. Heilman, of “Effects of aging on action-intentional […]