Rusch and Beke work at the UF Health Norman Fixel Center for Neurological Diseases on projects studying the impact of nutrition on neurological disorders.
PJ was diagnosed with Parkinsons and goes through a deep brain stimulation procedure.
Rocker Ozzy Osbourne announced Jan. 21 that he has a type of Parkinson’s disease. In a new essay in The Conversation, Michael Okun, M.D., explains the condition and the latest evolving treatments.
DBS surgeries have the power to relieve symptoms of Parkinson’s, Tourette’s, and other movement disorders.
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.
Drs. Todd Golde and Michael Okun discuss how the Dystonia Cure foundation has moved the needle for dystonia research and care at UF Health.
Dr. Shukla leads the clinical Tyler’s Hope dystonia team at UF. Read about the mission to cure DYT-1 dystonia.
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…
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…
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.