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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Dystonia Report

Real Patients. Real Answers. The Dystonia Survey Report is
Available now. Click here to see the results.

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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

Accepting Applications for 2018 Jackson Mooney Dystonia
Patient Grant

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Clinical Fellowship

Accepting Applications now. Click here to learn more.

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What's Making News

June 15, 2017 - 3:28pm

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have developed a model and hypothesis to explain the origins of blepharospasm, a focal dystonia of the eyelid and brow muscles that cause involuntary blinking and eye closure.

May 19, 2017 - 9:48am

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 for more information and 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.

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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