Dr. Michael Okun discusses new JAMA Parkinson’s disease review co-authored with Dr. Melissa Armstrong.
In The Conversation, Dr. Michael Okun explains Parkinson’s disease and evolving treatments for the condition.
One family raised the bar for excellence at UF’s movement disorders program. Learn more in the latest edition of Florida Physician.
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.
Dr. David Vaillancourt leads international study demonstrating that a non-invasive, automated MRI method can pinpoint various types of Parkinson’s disease and Parkinson’s-like syndromes.
Award will jumpstart new Parkinson’s disease research projects.
Collaborators from the Fixel Institute and MBI will pilot a novel, low-cost intervention to improve Parkinson’s symptoms.
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.
A team led by Cara Croft, Ph.D., has demonstrated a novel method to model Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease pathologies and seek potential therapeutic targets. Learn more:
See media highlights stemming from Jan. 18's Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health gift announcement.