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Challenges in defining inappropriate medication use in Parkinson’s dementia

Published: Oct 10th, 2018

In a recent editorial in JAMA Neurology, a group of neurologists at at The Fixel Center for Neurological Diseases at UF Health discuss medication trends for Parkinson’s disease dementia.


Podcast featuring Dr. Michael Okun covers variety of Parkinson’s disease topics

Published: Oct 1st, 2018

The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition’s podcast, STEM-Talk, features Michael Okun, M.D., who talks about the complexity and treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

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Harnessing the power of the hub

Published: Aug 22nd, 2018

MBI members discuss how the service and science hub specialty care model is working at the Fixel Center.

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Dr. Michael Okun discusses living with Parkinson’s

Published: Aug 8th, 2018

Following Alan Alda’s announcement that he has Parkinson’s, Dr. Michael Okun explains in an article for The Conversation that it’s a livable disease, but there’s a critical shortage of doctors to treat it.

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Suspected link between Parkinson’s and diabetes

Published: Jul 16th, 2018

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.

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Brain activity alternates while walking

Published: May 14th, 2018

Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, M.D., associate professor of neurology, provided his expertise in an article in Inside Science.

MBI researchers shed light on process of neurodegeneration

Published: Aug 17th, 2017

Over the last few years, there has been great interest in learning more about the proteins that accumulate in brains affected by various neurodegenerative disorders and the idea that these […]

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Biomarker breakthrough could improve Parkinson’s treatment

Published: Aug 16th, 2016

A new, non-invasive way to track the progression of Parkinson’s disease could help evaluate experimental treatments to slow or stop the disease’s progression. University of Florida researchers used functional magnetic […]