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

Published: May 12th, 2013

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 […]

News Release posted for Dr. Okun’s “Parkinson’s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life”

Published: Apr 18th, 2013

The news release for Dr. Okun’s new book aimed at helping patients live well with Parkinson’s Disease has been posted to several major news sites including the Wall Street Journal […]

University of Florida Doctor Dr. Malaty and Rick Staab Talk About Dystonia Awareness

Published: Apr 4th, 2013

University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration neurologist Irene Malaty discusses dystonia awareness with Rick Staab from Tyler’s Hope and GTN News.  

New Parkinson’s book aims to help patients & caregivers around the world

Published: Mar 29th, 2013

Many of the valuable resources available to help patients with Parkinson disease are only available in English. In a new book translated into over 20 languages Michael S. Okun, MD, the co-director of […]

Florida Medical Student Publishes a Paper on Estimating Deep Brain Stimulation Battery Life

Published: Mar 28th, 2013

University of Florida medical student Kaihan Fakhar published an important paper this month on estimation of deep brain stimulator battery life.  This paper was a follow-up to a previous medical […]

University of Florida 2013 Parkinson Disease Symposium – Full Details

Published: Mar 22nd, 2013

The UF Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration is excited to announce the itinerary for the 11th Annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium for Patients, Caregivers, and Healthcare Providers. It’s happening on […]

Save the Date for the 2nd Annual PSP Symposium/Think Tank

Save the Date for the 2nd Annual PSP Symposium/Think Tank

Published: Mar 18th, 2013

Researchers and clinicians, the 2nd Annual Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Symposium/Think Tank is coming up on Friday, April 19, 2013. Please join us for a morning of talks devoted to the […]

Congrats to University of Florida Physical Therapist Meredith DeFranco & Runners from the Movement Disorders Center

Published: Feb 19th, 2013

Congrats to Meredith Defranco, our physical therapist who finished 2nd place among women running the 5 points of Life marathon, a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. First place went to […]

Janet Romrell PA-C for the UF Center for Movement Disorders Recognized for Service

Published: Feb 12th, 2013

Congratulations to Janet Romell PAC who was awarded a service pin for 15 years of service to UF! Janet has been a dedicated member of the UF movement disorder center […]

Florida Tourette Doctor Diagnoses and Treats a Rare Movement Disorder

Published: Jan 31st, 2013

Dr. Irene Malaty was featured in a recent Orlando based news story for her heroic efforts on behalf of one of her patients. Dr. Malaty runs an interdisciplinary clinical-research enterprise […]