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Dr. Michael Okun was Live on Facebook!

Living with Parkinson’s Facebook Live with Tips from the newly released book! Lot’s of pearls for better living. Living with Parkinson's Facebook Live with Tips from the newly released book! Lot's of pearls for better living. … Posted by Michael Okun on Tuesday, August…

Eagles Donate to Norman Fixel Institute!

Thank you to the Eagles who have been raising money all over Florida to support our cause at the Norman Fixel Institute You are heroes! Thank you for your hard work!  …

Deep Brain Stimulation Target Selection in Co-Morbid Essential Tremor and Parkinson’s Disease

Congratulations Dr. Okun on the publication of your case report “Deep Brain Stimulation Target Selection in Co-Morbid Essential Tremor and Parkinson’s Disease,” in Tremor and Other Hyperkentic Movements. Abstract Clinical Vignette: A 64-year-old man with essential tremor (ET) and Parkinson’s disease (PD) presented with medically refractory, large amplitude, debilitating rest…

Therapeutic Advances in the Treatment of Holmes Tremor: Systematic Review

Congratulations Drs. Kai‐Liang Wang,  Joshua K. Wong,  Robert S. Eisinger, Christine Smith, Wei Hu,  Aparna Wagle Shukla, Christopher W. Hess, Michael S. Okun and Adolfo Ramirez‐Zamora on the publication of “Therapeutic Advances in the Treatment of Holmes Tremor: Systematic Review,” in the June issue of Neuromodulation Technology at the Neural…

Hugo Liepmann, Parkinson’s disease and upper limb apraxia

Congratulations Dr. Kenneth Heilman, on the publication of “Hugo Liepmann, Parkinson’s disease and upper limb apraxia,” in the July 21st issue of Cortex. Abstract It has now been 100 years since Hugo Liepmann, in his classic 1920 paper described limb kinetic, ideomotor, and ideational apraxia. There are now…

UF neurologists create a new image of Parkinson disease

An outdated sketch from 1886 by Sir William Richard Gowers remains among the most used and viewed depictions of Parkinson disease, despite great advancements in the understanding of the neurological disorder. Now, UF neurologists Melissa Armstrong, M.D. and Michael S. Okun, M.D. have worked with a medical illustrator to create a new, more diverse representation…