What's Making News

July 11, 2017 - 9:59am

According to the research, the childhood-onset motor disorder DYT6 dystonia is caused by loss-of-function mutations in the transcription factor THAP1, but the neurodevelopmental processes in which THAP1 participates are unknown.

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.