New research by UF neuroscientists shows that brain activity associated with reward processing takes place in two parts of the basil ganglia.
Dr. Michael Okun co-authored new JAMA Viewpoint article.
In Neurology Today article, Dr. Michael Okun discusses managing DBS devices during COVID-19.
Dr. Michael Okun co-authors commentary to address unique challenges for Parkinson’s patients during COVID-19 pandemic.
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.