Ways to Help

Our mission is to advance research for more research and
ultimately a cure for Dystonia. Click here to find out how
you can support dystonia research!

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Chuck's Run 2017

Chuck's Run for Dystonia is taking place on June 4, 2017.
Click here to see what you can do to participate.

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Join a Support Group

The DMRF Canada Support Group Network provides an
opportunity for people with dystonia to come together to
support one another, raise awareness, and fund-raise. Click
here to find a support group near you!

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Patient Grant

To provide financial assistance for Canadian residents who
are living with dystonia and committed to furthering their
education. Click here to read more about eligibility
criteria and to fill out an application.

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We release a bi-monthly e-newsletter on upcoming events,
research news and much more! Click here to subscribe to our
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What's Making News

May 19, 2017 - 9:48am

Registration for the 2nd Annual Toronto Zoo Walk is now open.  The event will be taking place at the Toronto Zoo on Sunday, September 24, 2017.  Your registration will include all day entry to the zoo, plus an exclusive breakfast for the dystonia community, hosted in the Wildlife Marque (from 9:30  - 11:00 am).  We’ll have fun for the whole family including encounters with zoo animals, a touch table, fact painting, treats for the kids, and more! Click here to register 

May 18, 2017 - 12:00pm

Click here for the latest news from the DMRF Canada on dystonia research.  

 

April 7, 2017 - 12:44pm
The Jackson Mooney Dystonia Patient Grant has been established to provide financial assistance of up to $5,000.00 for Canadian residents who are living with dystonia, in financial need and committed to enhancing their current situation through furthering their education. To qualify for this grant, an individual must: 
April 7, 2017 - 12:44pm
The Jackson Mooney Dystonia Patient Grant has been established to provide financial assistance of up to $5,000.00 for Canadian residents who are living with dystonia, in financial need and committed to enhancing their current situation through furthering their education. To qualify for this grant, an individual must: 
February 17, 2017 - 10:45am
Join the Montreal Dystonia Support Group and others from the dystonia community at this year’s 5K Scotiabank Charity Challenge taking place on April 22, 2017.  

The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) Canada is the only organization that is dedicated to supporting the 50,000 patients in Canada that suffer from dystonia, a neurological movement disorder that affects the nervous system. Abnormal signaling from the brain causes muscles to tighten and twist involuntarily. There are several forms of dystonia, and dystonia may be a symptom of many diseases and conditions.

For over 40 years, the DMRF Canada has fought for those impacted by dystonia, working toward better treatments and a cure; funding research, providing advocacy and support, and raising awareness of this devastating disorder.

Join us, and be a part of the global effort to find a cure.

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