Freethink filmmakers highlight people and ideas changing the world, and their latest focus is UF’s multidisciplinary DBS team.
A new article in the journal Neurology by a University of Zurich medical team examines the negative effect deep brain stimulation surgery had on the swimming skills of a select group of patients with Parkinson’s disease. University of Florida neurology chair Dr. Michael Okun commented on the study in The New York Times and urges all patients with Parkinson’s disease to avoid swimming alone.
Study to test responsive deep brain stimulation for patients with severe essential tremor.
Reporters from Suncoast News Network, a Sarasota TV station, followed the journey of UF Health patient PJ Delaney.
In the journal JAMA Neurology, Dr. Michael Okun discusses the challenge of selecting an appropriate DBS system for an individual patient.
JAMA Neurology's rankings were determined by a quantitative measure of the attention each scholarly article received in traditional and social media.
Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, M.D., associate professor of neurology, was featured in MedPage Today's Ask the Expert feature for an in-depth Q&A about deep brain stimulation.
DBS pioneers Kelly Foote, M.D., and Michael Okun, M.D., co-directors of the Fixel Center for Neurological Diseases at UF Health, shared their expertise at the Cade Museum.