The Latest Dystonia Research News

The Latest Dystonia Research News

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Clinical Trial for Cervical Dystonia

Research Funding Opportunities

New Research Award Granted to Dr. Robert Chen, Toronto Western Hospital (Oct 2017)

The Latest Dystonia Research Project We are Funding - Right Here in Canada (Sept 2017)

Treatment Satisfaction with Botulinum Toxin: A Comparison Between Blepharospasm And Cervical Dystonia (Sept 2017)

DMRF Funds Research Focused on Treatments (Sept 2017)

DMRF Canada and Allergan Announce the Launch of the First Ever Clinical Fellowship for Dystonia (Sept 2017)

Guiding Principles of DMRF research (August 2017)

The Dystonia Canada Survey Report (July 2017)

Research Update: AZD1446 (July 2017)

DYT6 Dystonia Protein THAP1 Regulates Myelination (July 2017)

DMRF Canada 2017 Promise and Progress Report (May 2017) 

Movement, Models, Momentum (May 2017) 

TorsinA & LAP1 Proteins are Required for Nuclear Migration (April 2017)

Investigators Uncover New Mechanism—and Potentially Novel Surgical Target—for Dystonia (April 2017)

Investigators Discover Mutations in KMT2B Cause Complex Childhood Dystonia (Jan 2017)

DeLong Award Recipient Announced 

How Will we Cure Dystonia? 

DMRF Funded Discoveries Clarify Drug Mechanism of Action and Neurocircuitry Underlying Dystonia

Researchers Target TorsinA for Answers

Disruption of Protein Processing in the Endoplasmic Reticulum of DYT1 Knock-in Mice Implicates Novel Pathways in Dystonia Pathogenesis (Oct 2016)

Step by Step toward the Cure: DMRF Experts Blaze Trail toward New Discoveries (February 2016)

Myoclonus-Dystonia Research Program (February 2016)

DMRF Creates New Award for Young Investigators (2016)

GETTING (RE)ORGANIZED: Abnormal Brain Pathways in Adult Onset Dystonia (2016)

Dystonia in Four-Legged Friends (2016)

TorsinA May Have Critical Role in Health of Basal Ganglia Neurons (2016)

Moving toward a Cure: Lessons from DRD

 

CIHR Funded Projects

Assessment of sensorimotor integration pathways during an illusory multi-sensory perception 

Recent Publications courtesy of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation

Recent articles and reviews on dystonia from the medical literature.can be found here, courtesy of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation. 

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