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Parkinson’s Disease

Forward motion

One family raised the bar for excellence at UF’s movement disorders program. Learn more in the latest edition of Florida Physician.

Swimmers Beware of Deep Brain Stimulation

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.

Two Jocks, One Goal: Cure Parkinson’s

In the laboratory of David Vaillancourt, Ph.D., researchers are applying a groundbreaking, noninvasive imaging biomarker they identified to discover better diagnostics and treatment of Parkinson's disease.