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Christina Wilson, MD, Vascular neurology assistant professor

Dr. Christina Wilson named interim chief of the stroke division!

Published: Jul 1st, 2019

The UF Department of Neurology is pleased to announce the appointment of Christina Wilson, M.D. PhD., to the position of Interim Chief of the Vascular Neurology Division. Dr. Wilson joined […]

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Image-based analysis and long-term clinical outcomes of deep brain stimulation for Tourette syndrome: a multisite study

Published: Jun 19th, 2019

Congratulations to Drs. Leonardo Almeida,  Aysegul Gunduz, Wei Hu, Kelly D Foote, and Michael S Okun on the publication of “Image-based analysis and long-term clinical outcomes of deep brain stimulation for Tourette […]

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Effects of a Cycling Dual Task on Emotional Word Choice in Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Jun 18th, 2019

Congratulations to Drs Okun & Hass on the publication of “Effects of a Cycling Dual Task on Emotional Word Choice in Parkinson’s Disease.”  This article was published in the May […]

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UF researchers earn Parkinson’s Foundation award

Published: Jun 11th, 2019

A group of UF researchers recently received a Parkinson’s Foundation Impact Award to pilot a novel, low-cost intervention for improving motor skills and cognition in individuals with Parkinson disease at […]

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Welcome to the Department!

Published: Jun 5th, 2019

Please welcome Shirley Chua, Patient Intake at the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases Amber Miller, Clinical Research Coordinator Dequan King, Clinical Services Coordinator Maria Bolanos, Research Coordinator  

Find an AED. Save a life.

Published: Jun 4th, 2019

Do you have an AED in your campus building or dorm room? Is it registered? Help responders know where to find it – register it in PulsePoint AED during the […]

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Safety of the tau-directed monoclonal antibody BIIB092 in progressive supranuclear palsy: a randomised, placebo-controlled, multiple ascending dose phase 1b trial

Published: Jun 4th, 2019

Congratulations Dr. Nikolaus McFarland on the publication of “Safety of the tau-directed monoclonal antibody BIIB092 in progressive supranuclear palsy: a randomised, placebo-controlled, multiple ascending dose phase 1b trial,” in the […]

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Parkinson’s disease motor subtype changes during 20 years of follow-up

Published: Jun 3rd, 2019

Congratulations to  Robert S. Eisinger, Daniel Martinez-Ramirez, Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, Christopher W. Hess, Leonardo Almeida, Michael S. Okun and Aysegul Gunduz on the publication of “Parkinson’s disease motor subtype changes during […]

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Longitudinal follow-up of dual-lead thalamic deep brain stimulation for patients with treatment refractory multiple sclerosis tremor

Published: May 22nd, 2019

Congratulations to Bhavana Patel, Ryan Barmore, Ahmad El Kouzi, Pam Zeilman, Leonardo Almeida, Kelly Foote, Michael Okun, on the publication of “Longitudinal follow-up of dual-lead thalamic deep brain stimulation for patients with treatment refractory multiple sclerosis […]

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New study reveals treatment pathway for neurofibromatosis

Published: May 22nd, 2019

Neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1) is a genetic disorder that can cause disfiguring, fleshy growths to develop on or under the skin. Now, a national team of researchers including James Wymer, M.D., Ph.D., […]