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Check it Out: New CNL Paper Published

Congrats to 2nd year, Lauren Kenney, who published a paper entitled, “The UF Deep Brain Stimulation Cognitive Rating Scale (DBS-CRS): Clinical Decision Making, Validity, and Outcomes” in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

Doctoral student training program in movement disorders research receives renewal

A T32 training program that prepares University of Florida Ph.D. students for research careers in movement disorders has received five-year funding renewal from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The UF Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Training in Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration program trains doctoral students to become independent researchers whose…

Francesca Lopez awarded an NIH T32 Fellowship

Francesca was awarded an NINDS funded T32 Predoctoral Fellowship on Interdisciplinary Training in Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration. The goal of this predoctoral T32 program is to develop independent investigators with programs of research in movement disorders which focus on the ABC’S of translational research: aetiology, biomarkers/ endophenotypes, and causative and…

Parkinson Foundation Impact Award to UF Investigators from CHP and the Fixel Institute

Dr. Dawn Bowers and her colleagues, Dr. Adam Woods and Dr. Christopher Hess, have received a Parkinson’s Foundation Impact Award to pilot a novel, low cost intervention for improving motor skills and cognition in individuals with Parkinson’s disease.  The intervention is based on positive neuroprotective and disease modifying effects of near infrared…

Welcome to the Lab!

We are excited to welcome two new lab members. Lauren Kenny, B.S., and Adrianna Rataska, B.S., will be joining us in Fall 2019!…

Erin Trifilio selected as a runner-up for TCN/AACN Student Project Competition

Erin Trifilio and co-authors have been selected as one of two runner-ups of the Fourth Annual TCN/AACN Student Project Competition (The Clinical Neuropsychologist, Official Journal of the American Academy of Clinical Neurospychology).  During this award cycle, TCN received 42 Competition submissions. From among these, 11 were accepted for publication. These…