Welcome HSC Graduate Students
Sep 11, 2014
Each year around this time, the hustle and bustle returns to Gainesville, more traffic, busier restaurants, an influx of enthusiastic students, and, of course, the start of the football season. In other words, another academic year has begun. Classes are in session.
Since 2002, UF Health physicians Michael S. Okun, M.D., and Kelly D. Foote, M.D., have been using a technique called deep brain stimulation to treat patients stricken with movement-limiting conditions. This is the story of one of these patients, and how Okun, Foote and their team are correcting the brain’s circuitry through surgery... and a little electricity.