An ongoing pilot study of the factors associated with successful aging in a population of those 90 and older found about 45,000 “superagers” in Florida.
The prevalence of Parkinson disease is increasing more rapidly than other neurological disorders, and is estimated to affect nearly 1 million Americans and more than 6 million people worldwide.
The Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health, in partnership with the Parkinson’s Foundation, presents the 18TH ANNUAL PARKINSON’S SYMPOSIUM March 7th, 2020 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Wyndham Garden 2900 SW 13th St, Gainesville Changing the face of Parkinson’s disease: How you can…
An essay in Medium highlights Dr. MaluTansey’s personal & professional journey and the obstacles she’s overcome as a Latina woman in the biotech & neuroscience fields. Tansey directs UF’s Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease.
This Valentine’s Day is a great time to teach children living with Tourette syndrome some self-love, but focusing on the positive strengths that are associated with the condition. Children living with Tourette syndrome (TS) or a Tic Disorder (TD) often face many challenges, often in multiple domains including at…
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.