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Research Snapshots: Drs. Robert Eisinger and Aysegul Gunduz

Research “Distinct roles of the human subthalamic nucleus and dorsal pallidum in Parkinson’s disease impulsivity,” performed by University of Florida neuroscientist, Robert Eisinger and Aysegul Gunduz has been published in Biological Psychiatry.  The study shows that brain activity associated with reward processing takes place in two parts of the basal…

Latest on Parkinson’s treatment, research published in The Lancet

Parkinson’s disease has been recognized as the fastest growing neurological condition, affecting more than 6 million people worldwide in 2016, according to authors of a new seminar in The Lancet. Co-authored by Michael S. Okun, M.D., chair of UF’s department of neurology, the review provides an overview of Parkinson’s disease,…

April is Diversity Month!

During Diversity Month, the Neurology Diversity and Inclusion Council wants to emphasize the importance of your volunteer work at COVID vaccination sites.  The pandemic has worsened inequality at many different levels, and this has been exacerbated by the inequitable access to vaccines.   We believe that a direct way to…

Neurophysiological Brain Mapping of Human Sleep-Wake States

Congratulations Dr. Kalamangalam, Sarah Long and Mircea Chelaru on the publication of “We present a spectrum-based model of the intracranial electroencephalogram applicable to all sleep-wake stages, based on an open-access database,”  in the April 1 edition of Clinical Neurophysiology.  …

Psychiatry Grand Rounds – “Brain Injury Psychiatry”

Friday, March 26, 2021 Psychiatry Grand Rounds 12pm-1pm Brain Injury Psychiatry Dr. Brian Harlan University of Arizona Click here for information on how to live stream the the presentation! Click here for a PDF with more information!…

Tryptophan Metabolism and Gut-Brain Homeostasis

Congratulations Dr. William Roth on the publication of “Tryptophan Metabolism and Gut-Brain Homeostasis“, in the February issue of International Journal of Molecular Science. Abstract Tryptophan is an essential amino acid critical for protein synthesis in humans that has emerged as a key player in the microbiota-gut-brain axis. It is…