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August 9, 2019 - 2:24pm

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

August 9, 2019 - 2:18pm

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.

August 9, 2019 - 2:12pm

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.

July 31, 2019 - 12:31pm

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Dystonia Research Extra Access 2021. A DMRF hosted dystonia research update with a distinguished panel: Scientific Director Joel S. Perlmutter, MD and Medical & Scientific Advisory Council Members Ellen Hess, PhD and Aasef Shaikh, MD PhD.

April 24, 2019 - 8:08am

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.