Archive for the Neurosciences & Brain Repair Category
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Byrd Institute’s medical experts and resources help world-traveling couple navigate Alzheimer’s journey

Seeking help at the first signs of Betty’s memory loss, the Boysens continue to live each day fully rather than letting the disease define them “Once the travel […]

FARA-USF scientific symposium advances toward treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia

The Friedreich’s Ataxia Scientific Symposium: Understanding a Cure recently marked its 9th year of bringing dedicated scientists, clinicians, and industry partners with patients and their families to USF […]

Early Parkinson’s patients waiting too long to seek medical evaluation

The time between diagnosis and the beginning of symptomatic treatment is critical in the effort to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease (PD). A paper published in npg Parkinson’s […]

USF Health Neuroscience Institute highlighted during Congressman’s visit

Neurological diseases are growing at an unprecedented rate as Americans live longer and survive other chronic conditions like cardiovascular disease and cancer. During U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis’ visit […]

Seizure free after epilepsy surgery, patient pays it forward with advocacy

USF Health doctors evaluate for refractory epilepsy, experts in treating surgical candidates Some people pay it forward by donating to a charity or working in a soup kitchen. […]

National leadership organization for academic neurology names Dr. Clifton Gooch president-elect

Clifton Gooch, MD, professor and chair of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Neurology, has been selected president-elect of the Association of University Professors of […]

After years of uncontrollable epilepsy, patient now seizure free with help of USF Health doctors

Roni-Kay Lopez looks forward to celebrating her 10th anniversary of living without seizures or medication Driving down a busy road, Roni-Kay Lopez knew she had to hurry and […]

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Year in Review: Key USF Health stories in 2017

As we look forward to a New Year, let’s take time to celebrate key student and faculty successes, research and innovation advances, and clinical care care and community […]

Early study shows new shoe attachment can help stroke patients improve their gait [video]

A new device created at the University of South Florida – and including a cross-disciplinary team of experts from USF engineering, physical therapy and neurology – is showing […]

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Community benefits most from new USF Health Concussion Center

USF Health faculty and administrators filled the neurocognitive testing room in the USF Health Concussion Center in Carrollwood as part of an informal celebration opening the new facility. […]