By Anna Shavers
Nikolaus McFarland, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of neurology, received renewal as a CurePSP Center of Care at the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health.
According to McFarland, “[The Fixel Institute is] one of 26 Centers designated across North America to provide care for patients with atypical parkinson disorders such as progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), corticobasal degeneration (CBD) and multiple system atrophy (MSA).”
CurePSP, a nonprofit organization focused on PSP, CBD and MSA awareness, education and care, formed the Centers of Care network in 2018.
CurePSP Centers of Care aim to connect people diagnosed with PSP, CBD and MSA to the best clinical care to support their care and quality of life.
Criteria for the CusrePSP Center of Care includes the leadership in specialized therapies and treatment options, comprehensive support services and clinical research dedicated to PSP, CBD and MSA.