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Dr. Okun interviewed on Your Health Matters podcast

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 Health Matters podcast about Parkinson disease, the NPF “Aware in Care” initiative and much more. Listen here: Your Health…

Parkinson’s Treatment Quality Improvement Initiative- NPF Enrolls 5000

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 Initiative Enrolls 5,000 Parkinson’s Patients New Findings Presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 64th Annual Meeting…

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

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 years, 100,000 has been raised and will be used to address the critical shortage in clinician-scientists in the field.  The…

UF Deep Brain Stimulation Program Covered in Wall Street Journal

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 well as experimental indications such as depression and Tourette syndrome. Dr. Okun and one of our patients were interviewed. Only…

Season of Hope Run – Timing Final Results

Physical Therapist Meredith DeFranco celebrates with Samantha Staab Runners and walkers start UF Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration Season of Hope Runner’s Time Results: 5K Times: Half-Mile Timing – Contractor License …

Join us for the 2nd Annual Season of Hope 5k/15k run December 10th

The Season of Hope Run (December 10, 2011) will benefit care, research, education and awareness for children and for adults with dystonia and Parkinson’s disease.  Proceeds will go toward Tyler’s Hope and the CMDNR; the “one stop patient centric” experience. The University of Florida…