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Synergy in neuroscience and neuromedicine research

As we usher in a new decade, we would like to reflect on the past decade of exciting achievements for UF’s neuroscience and neuromedicine research community and share our broad vision for the future of neuroscience and neuromedicine research at UF.

Dr. Michael Okun Featured on Podcast

Dr. Michael Okun, of the Fixel Institute of Neurological Diseases, interviews Charbel Moussa, MD, PhD, author of a recent article on Nilotinib Effects on Safety, Tolerability, and Potential Biomarkers in Parkinsons Disease: A Phase 2 Randomized Clinical Trial, for a recent JAMA Neurology podcast episode. Dr. Moussa is an associate…

How does deep brain stimulation affect swimming?

Now this New York Times article highlights a study at the University of Zurich, where 9 patients who could swim before DBS lost that skill post- surgery. It quotes Dr. Michael Okun, medical director of the Parkinson’s Foundation, saying the report leaves doctors with more questions than answers. He also happens…

Season of Hope Run 2019

Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure hosted The Season of Hope on Saturday, Dec. 7 — an annual 5K/15K fundraiser run to benefit the battle against dystonia and other movement disorders.