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Deep Brain Stimulation in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Deep Brain Stimulation in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Nov 1st, 2016

By: Kiersten Lenas & Kara Watford Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a therapeutic surgical procedure that is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD), essential tremor, and other movement disorders […]

Michael J. Fox Advocates for the Future of Parkinson’s Disease

Michael J. Fox Advocates for the Future of Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Oct 3rd, 2016

Michael J. Fox is an actor famously known for playing Marty McFly in Back to the Future. In 1991, Fox was diagnosed with Young-Onset Parkinson’s Disease at the age of […]

Every Drop Adds Up: Ice Bucket Challenge Update

Every Drop Adds Up: Ice Bucket Challenge Update

Published: Sep 21st, 2016

  The summer of 2016 brought some exciting news to the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) community and all those affected by the progressive neurodegenerative disease. Researchers from Project MinE, a […]

SLHS undergraduates learn the brain

Published: Jan 14th, 2016

Students enrolled in Dr. Hegland’s Neural Bases of Communication class (SPA 4104) practiced drawing surface neuroanatomy by using swim caps. The idea was presented on a poster entitled Innovative Teaching Activities […]

UAD and SLHS presentations at ASHA

Published: Oct 22nd, 2014

If you are planning to attend the annual American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) convention in Orlando, FL this year, don’t miss faculty and student presentations from the UAD, and the UF SLHS department.

People

People

Published: Jul 12th, 2012

The UAD is comprised of researchers and clinicians committed to improving clinical outcomes and quality of life in patients with dysphagia and dystussia through research, clinical care, and education.