Former UF Movement Fellow Wins Prestigious Mizuno Award in Japan

The Mizuno award was given to Genko Oyama, M.D., PhD., a former graduate of a two year fellowship at UF’s Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration (2009-2011).

The award aims to praise the achievement of Honorary Professor, Yoshikuni Mizuno, and was established in 2008. This award will be given to a young neurologist (under 40 years of age) who makes a great contribution. Dr. Oyama is currently on faculty at the Dept of Neurology, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan.

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