$25 million gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation aimed at improving the lives of patients across the globe.
In mouse-model research, HIV medication restored brain abnormalities in DYT1 dystonia.
Freethink filmmakers highlight people and ideas changing the world, and their latest focus is UF’s multidisciplinary DBS team.
See media highlights stemming from Jan. 18's Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health gift announcement.
Funds will help launch institute at UF Health for Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Chronic neurological diseases — Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Huntington’s disease, neuromuscular disease, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy, to mention only a few — afflict millions of Americans worldwide and account for tremendous morbidity and mortality. Furthermore, age is the largest risk factor for many…