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Suspected link between Parkinson’s and diabetes

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.

Read the summer MBI e-newsletter

The summer edition of The Brainstorm recaps our spring Brain Awareness Week activities, highlights researchers in the news and more.

COARD hosts second Fear Facers Summer Camp

Joseph McNamara, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry, commented on the Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related Disorders' Fear Facers Summer Camp for an article by The Independent Florida Alligator.

Center for Smell and Taste co-hosts new conference

Steven Munger, Ph.D., director of the UF Center for Smell and Taste, is leading a new conference focused on bridging the gap between researchers, clinicians and patients suffering from smell and taste disorders.

Dr. Brian Hoh named chair of neurosurgery

Brian Hoh, M.D., an internationally known expert in the treatment of brain aneurysms, brain arteriovenous malformations, and ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, will lead the department of neurosurgery.