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A separate line of studies explores the musician’s dystonia thanks to the James C. Kilik Memorial Research Awards. In one of the projects, Robert Chen at the University of Toronto (Canada) is investigating how modulating the functional connectivity of the cerebellum affect musician's dystonia
Yet another form of dystonia is called the myoclonus-dystonia (MD). In a separate program, supported by the Brown Family Foundation, several projects are underway or close to completion.
Several groups study functional changes in dystonia using neurophysiological approaches studying the entire human or animal brain. William Hutchison at Toronto Western Hospital (Canada) studies tremor, oscillations and synaptic plasticity in dystonia patients undergoing DBS.
DMRF Canada is committed to helping you live your best life with dystonia.
The next time you are visiting your movement disorder specialist, look out for the Dystonia Wellness Checklist. This is a short test that asks questions about your well being to identify areas where you may need additional support.