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How Phishing Attacks Trick Our Brains

Phishing is the most common form of cyberattack and still growing. The reason it’s so effective, according to research at the University of Florida and Google, is that it takes advantage of how the human brain works.

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…

Tansey featured on TV news in Sydney for keynote

Malú Tansey, Ph.D., director of UF’s Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease, was featured on a TV newscast, sharing insights into the role of inflammation in dementia.

Neuro Heavy Hitters: Michael Okun

Michael Okun helps patients manage debilitating diseases. Read the bio on Dr. Okun who helps patients with Parkinson’s disease, dystonia and other movement disorders.

Non-invasive, automated MRI for Parkinson’s diagnosis

A research team led by UF’s David Vaillancourt, Ph.D.,  used a non-invasive MRI method with 1,002 patients to develop an automated system to accurately diagnose Parkinson’s disease and related but different neurodegenerative disorders.

Proceedings of Deep Brain Stimulation Think Tank Modulation Released

The proceedings of the Sixth Annual Think Tank recapitulate progress in applications of neurotechnology, neurophysiology and emerging techniques for the treatment of a range of psychiatric and neurological conditions including Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, Tourette syndrome, epilepsy, cognitive disorders, and addiction.

Study Uncovers Flashback-like Memories in Alzheimer’s Patients

A research team led by Wissam Deeb, M.D., assistant professor of neurology at the University of Florida, analyzed a phenomenon of flashback-like cognitive experiences in nearly half of the patients occurring during initial programming of the stimulator.