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Michael Okun

Professor of Neurology, expert on Parkinson's disease and other basal ganglia disorders, deep brain stimulation, author of over 300 research papers and the bestselling book Parkinson's Disease: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life

A Preventable Complication of Deep Brain Stimulation.

Dr. Foote and Dr. Morishita at the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration published a paper this month that discusses a potentially preventable complication of deep brain stimulation: cerebral venous infarction.

Florida Parkinson Patient Qualifies for Boston Marathon with 3:24 Time

This is a post with permission from David Yon, a Parkinson’s disease patient at the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration in Gainesville, FL. Wheels up.   That phrase has meant good times and has been followed by many fun and challenging experiences that were the source of…

Florida TED Talk On Curing Dystonia: From Kitchen Table to Cure

Ken Staab tackles the issue of finding a cure for dystonia in this new TEDx video filmed at the University of Florida in Gainesville.  Ken details the path to a cure and he tells the amazing story of the Staab’s and the formation of Tyler’s Hope…