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Parkinson’s Disease

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…

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 Parkinson Experts Featured on JAMA Podcast

The prevalence of Parkinson disease is increasing more rapidly than other neurological disorders, and is estimated to affect nearly 1 million Americans and more than 6 million people worldwide. A new review in the Journal of the Medical Association (JAMA) co-authored by Melissa Armstrong, M.D., MSc, director of the Mangurian…

Square Biphasic Pulse Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease: The BiP-PD Study

Congratulations Drs. Michael Okun, Kelly Foote, Jamie Roper, Chris Hass, Leili Shahgholi, Aparna Wagle Shukla, and Leonardo Almedia on the publication of “Square Biphasic Pulse Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease: The BiP-PD Study,” which was published in the latest edition of Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.   Background Conventional Parkinson’s…

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

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 20 years of follow-up.”  This article was published in Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. Highlights Tremor dominant, postural…

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

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 Control Disorders in Parkinson’s disease” which was published in the current issue of Frontiers in Neurology. Abstract Impulse control disorders…

Everyday functioning in Parkinson’s disease: Evidence from the Revised-Observed Tasks of Daily Living (OTDL-R)

Congratulations to Drs. Okun and Bowers on the publication of “Everyday functioning in Parkinson’s disease: Evidence from the Revised-Observed Tasks of Daily Living (OTDL-R)” in the September edition of Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. Abstract Introduction Performance tasks are presumed to have greater validity than rating scales in assessing day-to-day…