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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…

NPF Parkinson Disease Town Hall coming to University of Florida

The National Parkinson Foundation is coming to the University of Florida on June 4th and you are invited.  Many of you are involved with their NPF’s Parkinson’s Outcomes Project which was designed to study how the best care affects real people with Parkinson’s disease, at every stage 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…

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

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 the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration, aims to help patients live well with Parkinson disease. “Parkinson’s…

University of Florida 2013 Parkinson Disease Symposium – Full Details

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 Saturday, April 20th. The Symposium will again be held at the Alachua County Senior Recreational Center at…