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Neurology news at the College of Medicine

UF Health Shands Hospital tied for top in state in 2016 U.S. News hospital rankings

By • Aug 2nd, 2016 • Category: Medicine, Miscellaneous, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology

UF Health has reached a milestone: The hospital is now tied for No. 1 in the state of Florida, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual adult specialty rankings.

Steven DeKosky, M.D., named interim director of McKnight Brain Institute

By • Jan 4th, 2016 • Category: Faculty Recognition, Neurology, New Hires/Appointments

Steven T. DeKosky, M.D., has been appointed interim executive director for the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida.

A celebration of science

By • Nov 10th, 2015 • Category: Aging and Geriatric Research, Faculty Recognition, Lead Story, Neurology, Pediatrics

UF Health Science Center faculty members recognized at fourth annual Celebrating Distinction Ceremony.

Severely impaired stroke survivors regain arm function after intensive physical therapy

By • Jun 11th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Neurology

Stroke survivor: An intensive physical therapy program can help survivors of severe stroke regain use of their hands, arms and shoulders more than a year after their stroke.

Prominent Alzheimer’s disease researcher joins McKnight Brain Institute, department of neurology

By • May 14th, 2015 • Category: Health Outcomes and Policy, Neurology, Neuroscience, New Hires/Appointments, Psychiatry

Prominent Alzheimer’s disease researcher Steven DeKosky has accepted a position as a neurology professor in the College of Medicine and deputy director of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute.

New paper updates guidelines for surgical treatment of Tourette syndrome

By • Mar 18th, 2015 • Category: Neurology, Neurosurgery, Published Papers

The first paper to set guidelines for which patients with Tourette syndrome are candidates for deep brain stimulation surgery was written nearly a decade ago. Now, a new paper, including researchers from UF, updates and revises those guidelines.

University of Florida Health breaks ground for new hospitals

By • Jan 23rd, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Medicine, Neurology, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Surgery

New hospitals in 2018: UF Health broke ground on its two new hospitals, the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital, on Jan. 23.

University of Florida receives national Tourette designation

By • Oct 8th, 2014 • Category: Miscellaneous, Neurology

Together with four other institutions, UF has been designated a Tourette Syndrome Association Center of Excellence.