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Dance for Life program brings arts and medicine together

Published: Jan 16th, 2013

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 […]

More on Parkinson Disease and Depression

Published: Jan 3rd, 2013

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 […]

NY Knicks Executive Talks about Parkinson’s Disease, UF and Better Days Ahead

Published: Dec 21st, 2012

John Gabriel former Orlando Magic GM and current NY Knicks Executive talks about how he is beating Parkinson’s Disease. He threw himself into his work, scouting dozens of games in […]

Now offering a non-drug treatment for Tics/Tourette’s

Published: Nov 1st, 2012

Traditionally, Tourette’s Syndrome/Tics have been treated effectively with medication.  Currently, there is a relatively new non-drug treatment that is creating a stir in the Tourette’s rehab world that is used […]

Dr. Malaty talks Agent Orange and Parkinson Disease on NPR

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

The Department of Veteran’s Affairs recently published an update on their research into links between Agent Orange and Parkinson Disease. Dr. Irene Malaty, director of UF’s National Parkinson Foundation Center […]

Dr. Okun publishes overview of deep brain stimulation for PD in New England Journal of Medicine

Published: Oct 19th, 2012

Deep brain stimulation has come a long way in ten years and UF is on the forefront of developments in safety, efficacy and new uses for the technology. In the […]

Exciting dystonia DBS patient story shared

Exciting dystonia DBS patient story shared

Published: Oct 8th, 2012

In generalized dystonia, muscles that should contract & relax to cooperate with each other contract at the same time and fight against each other. This causes awkward & painful postures […]

NPF Parkinson Center of Excellence renewed at UF

NPF Parkinson Center of Excellence renewed at UF

Published: Sep 28th, 2012

The University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration has been named a Center of Excellence by the National Parkinson Foundation for the third time. Excerpts from the UF&Shands […]

TEDx Video on Deep Brain Stimulation is “Talk of the Day”

Published: Sep 16th, 2012

A video of our talk on deep brain stimulation from the 2012 TEDxUF event was posted as a “Talk of the Day” on TEDx’s Google Plus, Twitter & Facebook this […]

Tyler’s Hope Golf Tournament This Weekend to Raise Money for Dystonia Research

Published: Aug 16th, 2012

Tyler’s Hope for a dystonia cure will be holding its annual golf tournament in Gainesville, FL to raise awareness and also research dollars for dystonia. For more details: