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Dr. Michael Okun discusses living with Parkinson’s

Published: Aug 8th, 2018

Following Alan Alda’s announcement that he has Parkinson’s, Dr. Michael Okun explains in an article for The Conversation that it’s a livable disease, but there’s a critical shortage of doctors to treat it.

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Suspected link between Parkinson’s and diabetes

Published: Jul 16th, 2018

Michael Okun, M.D., UF neurology chair and medical director of the National Parkinson’s Foundation, recently commented in a news story released by South Africa’s health24 on the link between diabetes and Parkinson’s disease.

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Parkinson’s medications linked to issues with impulse control

Published: Jun 25th, 2018

Michael Okun, M.D., neurology chair and medical director of the National Parkinson’s Foundation, comments on the link between impulse-control issues and Parkinson’s medications in Health magazine.

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Diabetes linked to risk for Parkinson’s disease

Published: Jun 13th, 2018

Michael Okun, M.D., chair of neurology and National Parkinson’s Foundation medical director, weighs in on new Parkinson’s research in Health Magazine.

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Brain activity alternates while walking

Published: May 14th, 2018

Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, M.D., associate professor of neurology, provided his expertise in an article in Inside Science.

MBI researchers shed light on process of neurodegeneration

Published: Aug 17th, 2017

Over the last few years, there has been great interest in learning more about the proteins that accumulate in brains affected by various neurodegenerative disorders and the idea that these […]

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Biomarker breakthrough could improve Parkinson’s treatment

Published: Aug 16th, 2016

A new, non-invasive way to track the progression of Parkinson’s disease could help evaluate experimental treatments to slow or stop the disease’s progression. University of Florida researchers used functional magnetic […]