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An Unusual Case of Essential Tremor Deep Brain Stimulation: Where is the Lead?

Published: Mar 26th, 2019

Congratulations to Drs. Spears, Almeida, Okun and Deeb on the publication of “An Unusual Case of Essential Tremor Deep Brain Stimulation: Where is the Lead?”.  This article was published in […]

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Gait worsening and the microlesion effect following deep brain stimulation for essential tremor

Published: Mar 25th, 2019

Congratulations to Drs. Deeb, Shukla, Hess, Foote, and Okun on the publication of “Gait worsening and the microlesion effect following deep brain stimulation for essential tremor,” in the latest issue […]

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Core Concept: Can deep brain stimulation find success beyond Parkinson’s disease?

Published: Mar 21st, 2019

After decades of DBS studies, fundamental questions remain. “If someone tells you they know the mechanism of action, they’re being a bit ambitious,” says Michael Okun, a neuroscientist at the […]

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Interrogating the Genetic Determinants of Tourette’s Syndrome and Other Tic Disorders Through Genome-Wide Association Studies

Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Congratulations Dr. Okun on the publication of “Interrogating the Genetic Determinants of Tourette’s Syndrome and Other Tic Disorders Through Genome-Wide Association Studies,” in the March issue of The American Journal […]

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Please join us for the 2019 MS Walk!

Published: Mar 19th, 2019

On April 6th we will walk for MS.  The Gainesville MS walk will bring together a community of passionate people for one powerful cause: to end MS forever. And with […]

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Gainesville group keeps a dream alive!

Published: Mar 12th, 2019

Barbara Sperrazza was a dietitian and diabetes educator who had the warmest smile and loved to help people. She lost her ability to read, write, speak and eventually swallow due […]

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Muscle Walk for Muscular Dystrophy Association

Published: Mar 11th, 2019

Please join our team “Subramony’s Stars” to walk for MDA on April 26th at 6:00 pm at Depot Park! People living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and other related neuromuscular diseases, […]

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2018 in review: The MBI’s past, present and future

Published: Mar 11th, 2019

As Brain Awareness Week begins, MBI Director Dr. Todd Golde looks back at 2018 – a year that marked 20 years since our brain institute opened its doors – and […]

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March 26th is Epilepsy Awareness Day!

Published: Mar 10th, 2019

It’s time to Go Purple!  On March 26th it is Epilepsy Awareness Day.  Wear our NICAP created purple shirt (or any purple shirt) to help bring awareness to the day! […]

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Neurology’s Dr. Steven DeKosky, Listed as Highly Cited

Published: Mar 5th, 2019

Four UF Health researchers recognized as influential authors worldwide By Tyler Francischine Steven DeKosky, M.D., is the Aerts-Cosper professor of Alzheimer’s research at the UF College of Medicine and the […]