The dystonia community is lucky to have champions like Casey Kidson, born and raised in Kingston, Ontario. Casey is an avid runner and has dedicated her 2017 running and triathlon journey to raising awareness for dystonia and support for DMRF Canada. Casey also happens to have dystonia; this is a cause that is near to Casey’s heart.
There are upcoming FREE Stanford Programs for Chronic Pain and Chronic Disease Self-Management across Ontario. Find out more and register for programs near you!
The Banting Research Foundation and DMRF Canada are pleased to announce a two-year funding partnership to support research by early career investigators focused on areas relevant to dystonia, a neurological movement disorder impacting more than 50,000 Canadians.
The goal of the DMRF Canada’s Science Program is to support the discovery of new or improved therapies and, ultimately, a cure for dystonia. To achieve this goal, the DMRF is dedicated to supporting the field of dystonia research and stimulating the collaborations and projects necessary to accelerate progress.
Mohawk College is offering a new post-graduate certificate program in Brain Disorders Management. The program will begin in the fall of 2017. It is the first of its kind in Ontario. More information is available at: http://www.mohawkcollege.ca/programs/graduate-studies/brain-disorders-m…
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was present on December 16, 2016 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital for the announcement of the donation of $20 million by the Larry and Judy Tanenbaum family. This gift, which McGill University calls “transformative”, will help to establish the Tanenbaum Open Science Institute, to facilitate the sharing of neuroscience findings worldwide to accelerate the discovery of leading edge therapeutics to treat neurological conditions.