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Sunshine Eagles 4518 Gives $2K to the UF Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration

We would like to thank the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Sunshine Eagles #4518, for recently donating $2000 to the Center. The donation efforts on behalf of Parkinson disease were headed up by Terri Cole (pictured on right) and supported by Eagles 4518 President, Edward Kellar. The Sunshine Eagles 4518 are truly a truly wonderful and generous group here in…

Turning up the brain – a profile of our new Center

The official magazine of the UF College of Medicine wrote up this great article on our new Center. Read up on our deep brain stimulation surgeries, our clinical treatment and research operations, and what makes our interdisciplinary center unique. Turning up the brain » Florida Physician – University of…

Dr. Okun & promising UF medical student receive AAN History of Neurology award

At the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) in Honolulu Dr. Michael S. Okun, co-director of the UF Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration, along with Lauren Bowen, one of our promising medical students who matched here for her Neurology residency, received the AAN’s…

We’re moving!

Officials will celebrate the grand opening of the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration at 11 a.m. Monday, April 18, 2011. The center will occupy the fourth floor of the UF Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute at 3450 Hull Road, within easy reach of the UF Hilton…

9th Annual PD Symposium- April 30,2011

NOTE: This symposium happened in 2011. April 30th, 2011 from 9AM-1PM, TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 4000 NW 53rd Avenue in Gainesville. Registration is requested, as lunch is provided to all who attend. This educational seminar is FREE and OPEN to all Parkinson patients, family members, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Please…

Season of Hope Run 2010 Thank You

The UF Movement Disorders Center and Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure are grateful for the support of corporate and private sponsors of our first annual Season of Hope Run, held on December 11th, 2010!  Raising money for research in the midst of a holiday season is never easy, but…

Season of Hope Timing results

Timing results are in! Thanks to everyone who ran, walked and joined us at Hawthorne Trail on December 11th (300 runners and a bunch of volunteers) Timing Results   Drs. Okun & Malaty Start!…

Season of Hope Run Dec 11th

We are proud to announce the first annual Season of Hope 5K/15K Run to benefit Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure and the University of Florida Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center. The Season of Hope Run will be held on December 11, 2010 and will benefit care, research, education…