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Parkinson and PSP Research Updates: Major Biomechanics Meeting Held at UF

Published: Aug 16th, 2012

Chris Hass, Ph.D. and Mark Tillman, PhD., from the College of Heath and Human Performance at UF, are playing host to the American Society of Biomechanics annual meeting this week […]

Two special Tourette Syndrome events this week

Published: Aug 14th, 2012

The Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) is sponsoring a special informational session Thursday night August 16th here at the Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration. Dr. Irene Malaty will speak about […]

UF neuropsychology doctoral student receives prestigious award for Parkinson research

Published: Jul 25th, 2012

Jenna Dietz, M.S., a 5th year graduate student in neuropsychology, was awarded the 2012 Walter G. McMillen Memorial Award for Parkinson Disease Research by the American Psychological Association. This award […]

Dr. Okun interviewed on Your Health Matters podcast

Published: Jun 6th, 2012

Dr. Michael Okun, Co-Director of the UF Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration and the Medical Director for the National Parkinson Foundation, talked with Dr. Craig Wax on the Your […]

Parkinson’s Treatment Quality Improvement Initiative- NPF Enrolls 5000

Parkinson’s Treatment Quality Improvement Initiative- NPF Enrolls 5000

Published: Apr 25th, 2012

The University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration is a proud participant in this program. It is exciting to see NPF reach this milestone. NPF’s Landmark Quality Improvement […]

First Annual ThinkTank/Symposium on Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and Parkinsonism a Big Success!

Published: Mar 22nd, 2012

Thank you to all who participated last month in the first of what will hopefully be an annual think-tank on Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and atypical parkinsonisms here at UF […]

Tyler’s Hope Unites Dystonia and Parkinson Patients for a Run

Published: Mar 22nd, 2012

Tyler’s Hope and the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration brought together dystonia, Parkinson, and movement disorders patients in the Season of Hope Run.  Together over two […]

“Aware in Care” kits aim to improve hospital stays for Parkinson patients

“Aware in Care” kits aim to improve hospital stays for Parkinson patients

Published: Feb 29th, 2012

The National Parkinson Foundation has developed a kit for Parkinson patients that will give them tools to make sure they get the best possible care in the hospital. The “Aware […]

Dr. Okun on CNN Speaking for the Tourette Syndrome Association Medical Advisory Board

Dr. Okun on CNN Speaking for the Tourette Syndrome Association Medical Advisory Board

Published: Jan 27th, 2012

The Dr. Drew show on CNN Headline News has been following the case of 12 girls in New York state who rather suddenly developed a hyperkinetic movement disorder. On Tuesday, […]

UF Deep Brain Stimulation Program Covered in Wall Street Journal

Published: Jan 19th, 2012

The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday published an article about Deep Brain Stimulation successes. Included were the currently U.S. approved indications such as Parkinson’s Disease, essential tremor and dystonia as […]