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Dissecting α-synuclein inclusion pathology diversity in multiple system atrophy: implications for the prion-like transmission hypothesis

Published: February 13th, 2019

Congratulations to Dr Nikolaus McFarland on the publication of “Dissecting α-synuclein inclusion pathology diversity in multiple system atrophy: implications for the prion-like transmission hypothesis” in the latest issue of Laboratory […]

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Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program Grants awarded!

Published: February 6th, 2019

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) recently awarded University of Florida research teams seven Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program grants.  The purpose of the Program is to fund research leading to prevention […]

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Medications, Deep Brain Stimulation, and Other Factors Influencing Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson’s disease

Published: February 4th, 2019

Congratulations to Robert Eisinger, Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, Samuel Carbunaru, Brandon Ptak, Zhognxing Peng-Chen, Michael Okun, and Aysegul Gunduz on the publication of “Medications, Deep Brain Stimulation, and Other Factors Influencing Impulse […]

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Congratulations to our Top Patient Satisfaction Performers!

Published: February 1st, 2019

We want to congratulate the following providers for being recognized for demonstrating the Gator Way – Top Decile Patient Satisfaction Performers: Michael Okun, MD-Neurology Melissa Armstrong, MD-Neurology Janet Romrell, PA-Neurology […]

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Education, Inspiration and Motivation

Published: January 30th, 2019

Our own Dr. Aldofo Ramirez-Zamora was a featured speaker at the Parkinson Association of SouthWest Florida’s day of Education, Inspiration and Motivation which took place in Naples Florida on Wednesday, […]

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Welcome Irina Campos-Cruz

Published: January 29th, 2019

Please join us in welcoming Irina Campos-Cruz, who has joined the Normal Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases as front desk staff.

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Welcome to the Department!

Published: January 28th, 2019

Please join us in welcoming to our department: – Brooke Markel who joins the nurses at the Normal Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases!

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A review of basal ganglia circuits and physiology: Application to deep brain stimulation

Published: January 18th, 2019

Congratulations to Aysegul Gunduz and Michael Okun on the publication of “A review of basal ganglia circuits and physiology: Application to deep brain stimulation,” in the January issue of Parkinsonism […]

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What medications are safe to take with seizure medications if you have a respiratory bug?

Published: January 14th, 2019

By Jean Cibula, MD, FAES We’re in the midst of cold and flu season, and a very common question is what medications are safe to take with seizure medications if you […]

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Congratulations to Leilani Johnson!

Published: January 14th, 2019

It is with great pleasure that we announce the promotion of Leilani Johnson to serve as interim administrative director for the Fixel clinic site, effective January 11, 2019. Under the […]