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Dr. Gunduz receives ABIE award

Dr. Gunduz receives ABIE award

Published: Aug 3rd, 2017

Aysegul Gunduz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, is doing key research into deep brain stimulation and other aspects of the treatment of movement disorders. Dr. Gunduz, directs the Brain Mapping […]

Deep Brain Stimulation vs Focused Ultrasound – AAN debate with Dr. Okun

Published: May 1st, 2017

Is Focused Ultrasound a possible replacement for Deep Brain Stimulation? MedPage Today wrote a nice summary of the debate that took place last week at the American Academy of Neurology […]

Short & Long Term effects of DBS discussed at World Parkinson Congress

Published: Mar 27th, 2017

Dr. Michael Okun presented “DBS Outcomes: What can you expect in the short term and the long term?” at the 2016 World Parkinson Congress. To watch: Click here to register […]

UF Health is National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence for 13th consecutive year

UF Health is National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence for 13th consecutive year

Published: Aug 4th, 2016

This designation is reserved for elite care programs that incorporate experienced, expert care with patient outreach and research endeavors, and a consistent commitment to quality care.

Remembering Muhammad Ali and his impact on Parkinson care and research

Remembering Muhammad Ali and his impact on Parkinson care and research

Published: Jun 7th, 2016

Muhammad Ali will be remembered for a great many things in and out of the boxing ring. In addition to those things, we at the UF Health Center for Movement […]

Celebrating Five Years in New Interdisciplinary Center

Celebrating Five Years in New Interdisciplinary Center

Published: Apr 26th, 2016

We hope you enjoy this infographic which shows in picture form the milestones that have happened in the last 5 years! Scroll down to view.  

Updated Gainesville Support Group Information

Published: Apr 14th, 2016

Support Groups! We’ve updated the flyers for these local support groups. Young Onset Parkinson’s Parkinson’s Patients and their Caregivers Essential Tremor Fronto-Temporal Dementia Download the Gainesville Support Group Flyers

Dr. Foote receives Community Service Award

Published: Apr 13th, 2016

The World Parkinson’s Program annually recognizes three people for their work to improve the lives of people with Parkinson disease. This year, our neurosurgeon Dr. Kelly Foote received the Dr. […]

10 Parkinson’s Breakthroughs presented in Dr. Okun’s book

10 Parkinson’s Breakthroughs presented in Dr. Okun’s book

Published: Oct 25th, 2015

What are the potential treatment breakthroughs currently being explored for Parkinson’s disease? What are the details that patients need to know about those potential breakthroughs? That’s what Michael Okun, MD, […]

Nilotinib (Tasigna) for Parkinsons: Questions and Answers

Published: Oct 22nd, 2015

Nilotinib (Tasigna) for Parkinsons: Questions and Answers. What is nilotinib (Tasigna)? Nilotinib is a FDA approved cancer drug for approved for use in certain types of chronic leukemia. Nilotinib is […]