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ALS Support Group Meeting!

Published: March 23rd, 2017

ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Support Group Meeting Support groups bring together people facing similar issues, whether just the physical aspects of ALS, relationship issues or major life changes.  Members of […]

Epilepsy Day is March 27th

Published: March 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: March 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 […]

6 Steps to better sleep

Published: March 6th, 2017

BY MELISSA ARMSTRONG, MD, MSC, FAAN Many neurologic diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis disrupt sleep. Sleep problems also can impact the brain: multiple research studies suggest, for […]

Parkinson’s disease diffusion MRI is not affected by acute antiparkinsonian medication

Published: February 27th, 2017

Congratulations Drs. Okun, Hess and Vaillancourt on the publication of “Parkinson’s disease diffusion MRI is not affected by acute antiparkinsonian medication,” in the February issue of NeuroImage: Clinical.   Read […]

Are Parkinson’s Patients More Vulnerable to the Effects of Cardiovascular Risk: A Neuroimaging and Neuropsychological Study

Published: February 14th, 2017

Dr. Michael Okun has recently been published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society.   His article “Are Parkinson’s Patients More Vulnerable to the Effects of Cardiovascular Risk: A Neuroimaging […]

The most important thing you’re not discussing with your doctor

Published: February 8th, 2017

By Melissa Armstrong, MD, Assistant Professor, Neurology, University of Florida Written for The Conversation Politicians and policymakers are discussing what parts of the Affordable Care Act to change and what […]

Exercise can alleviate symptoms of Parkinson’s, reduce risk of falls

Published: February 8th, 2017

“I pretty much never see a Parkinson’s disease patient without recommending exercise,” said Dr. Michael Okun, medical director of the Parkinson’s Foundation. He is also chairman of neurology at the […]

The human subthalamic nucleus and globus pallidus internus differentially encode reward during action control.

Published: February 2nd, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Foote and Okun on the publication of “The human subthalamic nucleus and globus pallidus internus differentially encode reward during action control,” which was published in Human Brain […]

Reminder!

Published: February 1st, 2017

A Photographer will be availableI on the following dates/times to take ID badge photos. 2/3 – 7am-11am and 12pm-4pm – MBI Ground Floor Main Lobby 2/10 – 7am-11am and 12pm-4pm – […]