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Tips for choosing a DBS device

In the journal JAMA Neurology, Dr. Michael Okun discusses the challenge of selecting an appropriate DBS system for an individual patient.

2019 Parkinson Disease Educational Symposium – May 18, 2019

The Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases presents our Annual Parkinson Disease Educational Symposium on May 18th, 2019. We hope you will join us for a series of talks on a variety of topics of interest to Parkinson disease patients and caregivers. It will be at North Central Baptist Church 8001 Northwest 23rd Avenue Gainesville,…

Review of motor cortex effects of Parkinson disease published

Dr. David Vaillancourt from the University of Florida and Dr. Roxana Burciu from University of Delaware published a review of what different brain imaging techniques have been showing when looking at the primary motor cortex in Parkinson disease patients. The effects of Parkinson disease on the substantia nigra and related brain areas are typically discussed…

8th annual Season of Hope Walk & Run coming on December 8th

The Season of Hope 5k and 15k Run is coming up on December 8th at the Hawthorne Trail. The run starts at 9AM and registration at the event starts at 7:15 AM. You can register for the run, volunteer, donate, or just learn more at the Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure website. We hope…

North Florida Young Onset Parkinson Support Group

The Young Onset Support Group meets in Gainesville the second Monday of every month, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the United Church of Gainesville; Seminar Room A.(1624 NW 5th Avenue; Gainesville FL) Patients who recently have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and are age 55 and younger are welcome. Also, if you still have…

Parkinson Disease Educational Symposium – April 7th, 2018

The UF Health Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration presents the 2018 Annual Parkinson Educational Symposium When:  Saturday April 7th, 2018   9:00am-1:30pm (Doors open at 8:00am) Where: North Central Baptist Church: 8001 Northwest 23rd Avenue Gainesville, FL Registration: Free and open to the public Patients, Caregivers, and Medical Professionals encouraged to attend. Please RSVP.…