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March 15, 2019 - 12:49pm

The Jackson Mooney Dystonia Patient Grant - Accepting Applications for 2019
The Jackson Mooney Dystonia Patient Grant was 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: 

• Have been diagnosed by a medical professional as having dystonia;

• Be a Canadian citizen or a Permanent Resident with Canada as their primary home;

February 20, 2019 - 9:27am

This year, we’re thrilled to introduce the 2019 Chuck’s Run Ambassador, Sarah-Anne.  She is a dystonia thriver, a daughter, a mother and a friend. Last year, Sarah-Anne and her family participated in Chuck’s Run, and it was a pivotal point in Sarah’s journey with dystonia.  “to be with large groups of people is difficult for me. But I so desperately wanted to be there and walk the full 5 KM …. And I did it. To see the community come together – to know that so many people there – strangers who I didn’t know - had once been alone like me - was a feeling like no other.”

March 15, 2019 - 12:49pm

The Jackson Mooney Dystonia Patient Grant - Accepting Applications for 2019
The Jackson Mooney Dystonia Patient Grant was 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: 

• Have been diagnosed by a medical professional as having dystonia;

• Be a Canadian citizen or a Permanent Resident with Canada as their primary home;

November 26, 2018 - 12:02pm

November 2018: The DMRF Canada Board of Directors is pleased and proud to announce the launch of a new grant intended to fund research that could lead to better clinical treatments for dystonia patients. "DMRF Canada is committed to supporting the highest quality dystonia research in Canada," said Stefanie Ince, Executive Director.

This is the second research investment that has been announced this fall, following the launch of a two year Clinical Fellowship which was launched in October 2018.