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19th Annual Parkinson’s Symposium

Virtual- April 10, 2021 19th Annual Parkinson's Symposium Join us this year for our 19th Annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium in for Patients, Caregivers, and Healthcare Providers. This year, the program…

Join us for the Huntington’s Disease 2021 Patient-Caregiver Symposium on February 25

The Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health is excited to announce our first Huntington’s Disease Patient-Caregiver Symposium. It will be virtual on February 25 from 1 – 5 PM. To register, email: Latrice.williams@neurology.ufl.edu “Ask the Experts” questions can be emailed in advance to latrice.williams@neurology.ufl.edu. We…

2020 Joint T32 & Movement Fellows Research Symposium

Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration Training Program 2020 Joint T32 Predoc Trainees & Movement Fellows Research Symposium University of Florida Friday, October 30th, 9:00 AM Our T32 trainees and Movement Disorders neurology fellows will present the research they’ve been working on.   Download the Joint T32 and Dellows Research…

TAA Virtual Conference 2020

May 15 & May 16, 2020 2020 Virtual Conference – FREE The Tourette Association of America is excited to launch their Inaugural Virtual Conference on May 15 & 16. This…

Dr. Armstrong to lead webinar about Corticobasal Syndrome

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration will be hosting a webinar taught by Dr. Melissa Armstrong titled “Corticobasal Syndrome & Corticobasal Degeneration: Basics & What You Need to Know”. Dr. Melissa Armstrong is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology and the Director of the…

MSA Coalition 2019 Annual Family Conference

Our own Dr. McFarland will be the host of this event at Disney. You can participate in workshops and hear talks from our team including our social worker, and our physical, occupational, and speech therapists. Join them for a helpful conference at Disney World. From the MSA Coalition: The MSA…

New Parkinson disease podcast from the Parkinson Foundation launches

What are the early signs of Parkinson’s? What are motor fluctuations? A new podcast from the Parkinson’s Foundation (the new name for the National Parkinson’s Foundation) aims to answer these questions and more. The podcast is called “Substantial Matters” and Dr. Michael Okun and…

Tourette Syndrome and Challenging Behaviors in School

Those affected by Tourette syndrome (TS) face a unique set of difficulties at school. In addition to facing the challenges with the motor or vocal tics themselves, the co-occurring conditions that are often associated can make the school environment very challenging.  Often times, students with TS and their…

Our 6 Top Blog Posts of 2016

At the UF Health Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration, the patient is the sun and our clinical team revolves around the patient. A major goal for our website has always been to provide useful information to patients with movement disorders, even if those patients aren’t our own. In 2016,…