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Season of Hope Run Dec 11th

We are proud to announce the first annual Season of Hope 5K/15K Run to benefit Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure and the University of Florida Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center. The Season of Hope Run will be held on December 11, 2010 and will benefit care, research, education…

Huntington’s Disease Walk – November 20, 2010

Below is the information for the Walk in Gainesville. Visit this website for more information on other Walks around the country. Team Hope Walk- Gainesville, FL November 20, 2010 Westside Park/Albert Ray Masse Park 1001 NW 34th Street Gainesville, FL 32605 Pre- Registration: 8:30AM Day of…

“Art for Life” program featured in the Alligator newspaper

Our campus newspaper, The Alligator, visited our “Art for Life” program last week and wrote a brief article about how our Parkinson patients meet and make art that is both meaningful and motivational. Katherine Castle, an Art for Life volunteer who also has Parkinson’s disease, said she doesn’t want…

Welcoming Drs. Ashizawa and Subramony to the UFMDC team

The UF Movement Disorders Center is excited to welcome, belated though it may be, Tetsuo Ashizawa, MD and S.H. Subramony, MD to the Movement Disorders team. They bring an expertise in ataxia and in Huntington’s disease to the table and are holding special clinics for these disorders.