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Prolonged brain dysfunction in COVID-19 survivors: A pandemic in its own right?

COVID-19 survivors have increased risk of being diagnosed with neurological and psychiatric conditions, with the risk greatest in patients who had a severe form of the disease, according to study by Oxford researchers. University of Florida neurointensivist Dr. Chris Robinson discusses COVID’s impact on the body after acute symptoms have…

Tips for Vaccinating People Living with Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementias

The COVID-19 vaccine is offered to Florida seniors and individuals who are at highest risk for, and/or living with serious medical complications. This includes people living with dementia and those who have certain conditions that increase their risk of becoming seriously ill. Vaccine eligibility continues to expand as doses become…

What is an mRNA Vaccine?

Want to learn more to help make your decision to get a COVID-19 vaccine? Enjoy this new animation our experts developed that briefly explains in layperson’s terms an mRNA vaccine. This “What is an mRNA Vaccine?” animation is aimed at answering questions and educating you about the safety…

The Coronavirus Unveiled: What COVID-19 is Teaching us about Life!

Presented by the College of Journalism and Communications The Coronavirus Unveiled:  What COVID-19 is Teaching Us About Life Science Journalist in Residence:  Carl Zimmer Wednesday, March 17, 12:00 pm EST Join us March 17 for our Science Journalist in Residence presentation by Carl Zimmer, science columnist for The New York…

Coronavirus and Tourette Syndrome

To Michael S Okun, MD, a neurologist, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida Health (and TAA Medical Advisory Board Member) this new class of RNA-vaccines is a milestone in medical history. “More standard vaccines such as the one used for the flu, commonly…

COVID-19 and the Neurologist

Neurology Grand  Rounds  Jose’ Biller, MD, FACP, FAAN, FANA, FAHA Professor and Chairman Department of Neurology Loyola University Medical Center Maywood, IL  60153 Presentation will…

Looking Ahead: Parkinson’s, Covid-19 & the New Normal

For anyone interested in or impacted by Parkinson’s disease, don’t miss the Parkinson’s Foundation‘s Facebook Live event at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday (6/10). Dr. Michael Okun, chair of University of Florida neurology, will answer questions about Parkinson’s, COVID-19 and the new path forward!…

A Pandemic Benefit: The Expansion of Telemedicine

A new New York Times article exploring the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on telemedicine references @JAMANeuro Viewpoint article co-authored by Dr. Michael Okun.   By Jane E. Brody May 11, 2020 Even if…