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Short & Long Term effects of DBS discussed at World Parkinson Congress

Published: Mar 27th, 2017

Dr. Michael Okun presented “DBS Outcomes: What can you expect in the short term and the long term?” at the 2016 World Parkinson Congress. To watch: Click here to register […]

Apathy and Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Nov 26th, 2013

One of the biggest non-motor complaints for Parkinson’s patients is a decline in motivation to participate in daily activities.  If it is taking every effort to get off your couch […]

Treatment Tips on Using Ultrasound for Tremor or Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Aug 15th, 2013

Read Dr. Okun’s article on ultrasound for tremor and maybe one day Parkinson’s disease in the New England Journal of Medicine Journal Watch Neurology (full version) or on the blog at Parkinsonsecrets.com

The Theory that Parkinson’s Disease Would Disappear Following the Flu Epidemic

Published: Jul 17th, 2013

Two medical students at the University of Florida Center for movement disorders and neurorestoration write about the demise of two Harvard neurologist’s theory that Parkinson’s disease would disappear as all […]

Florida Medical Student Publishes a Paper on Estimating Deep Brain Stimulation Battery Life

Published: Mar 28th, 2013

University of Florida medical student Kaihan Fakhar published an important paper this month on estimation of deep brain stimulator battery life.  This paper was a follow-up to a previous medical […]

NY Knicks Executive Talks about Parkinson’s Disease, UF and Better Days Ahead

Published: Dec 21st, 2012

John Gabriel former Orlando Magic GM and current NY Knicks Executive talks about how he is beating Parkinson’s Disease. He threw himself into his work, scouting dozens of games in […]

Season of Hope Run 15K Results

Published: Dec 10th, 2012

Half-Mile Timing – Contractor License Season of Hope 5k/15k – 12/8/2012 Hawthorne Trail Gainesville, Fl Event 2 Boys 13&U 15000 Meter Run ======================================================================= Name Age Team Finals Points ======================================================================= Finals […]

Season of Hope Run Results 5K

Published: Dec 10th, 2012

Half-Mile Timing – Contractor License Season of Hope 5k/15k – 12/8/2012 Hawthorne Trail Gainesville, Fl Event 1 Girls 8&U 5000 Meter Run ======================================================================= Name Age Team Finals Points ======================================================================= Finals […]

Former UF Movement Fellow Wins Prestigious Mizuno Award in Japan

Published: Oct 25th, 2012

The Mizuno award was given to Genko Oyama, M.D., PhD., a former graduate of a two year fellowship at UF’s Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration (2009-2011). The award aims […]

Large NIH Grant Funded to Study Imaging Markers of Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders

Published: Sep 27th, 2012

Dr. David Vaillancourt from the UF Department of Health and Human Performance and the UF Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration was awarded a large grant from NIH study study […]