Dr. Michael Okun featured in story highlighting the expanding field of brain stimulation for conditions from movement disorders to addiction.
Drs. Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora and Michael Okun served as editors for special edition.
New lab aims to develop best brain stimulation techniques.
New research shows that people receiving deep brain stimulation, or DBS, for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease may be managed successfully at home by a home health nurse
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.