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World-renowned neurogeneticist to join UF Health

On Sept. 1, renowned neurogeneticist Matthew Farrer, Ph.D., internationally recognized for his work on the genetics of Parkinson’s disease, will join UF Health, the University of Florida’s academic health center.

UF Health opens neurology institute

About 100 doctors, University of Florida faculty, patients and others on Wednesday attended the unveiling of the newly-built Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health.

Event: PSP/Lewy Body Disease Think Thank VII

Think Tanks are an ongoing tradition for the UF Program for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration. The idea – started by Dr. Okun – was to bring together top-notch clinicians and researchers to give short talks and to stimulate discussion and new ideas to tackle tough disorders like dystonia and Parkinson disease.