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Follow a patient as they undergo DBS surgery for Parkinson disease

The Suncoast News Network has done a multi-part series on one of our Parkinson disease patients as he went through the process 0f getting deep brain stimulation. Mr. Delaney discusses his Parkinson disease and what led to the decision to get the surgery. Then reporter and anchor Hallie Peilet from…

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

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 Choose September 21st Click Dr. Okun’s talk in the list There are lots of other great talks on that…

Apathy and Parkinson’s Disease

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 or out of your bed to engage in desired activities, you may be experiencing a very common symptom of Parkinson’s…

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

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 the flu (influenza) epidemic survivors died off.  Read their great paper in this months journal article…

Season of Hope Run 15K Results

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 1 blalock, donovan 12 Unattached 1:12:32.10 Event 2 Women…

Season of Hope Run Results 5K

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 1 Smith, Katie 8 Unattached 36:51.30 10 2 Fox,…

Former UF Movement Fellow Wins Prestigious Mizuno Award in Japan

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 to praise the achievement of Honorary Professor, Yoshikuni Mizuno, and was established in 2008. This award will be given to…