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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…

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

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 topic “Progress in Research: Understanding the Pathological Mechanisms of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy” Friday, April 19, 2013 8:00 AM –…

Florida Tourette Doctor Diagnoses and Treats a Rare Movement Disorder

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 for Tourette and tic disorder patients at the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration. Alternating Hemiplegia…

Dance for Life program brings arts and medicine together

The UF & Shands Arts in Medicine program called Dance for Life brings together dance students and professors, physicians, and patients. The Gainesville Sun talked to Jill Sonke, director of the Center for the Arts in Medicine at UF, and Irene Malaty, MD, medical director for the National Parkinson…

More on Parkinson Disease and Depression

Dr. Irene Malaty talked to WCJB TV and GTN TV over the last couple of weeks about the National Parkinson Foundation findings on depression in Parkinson disease. WCJB Interview GTN Interview…