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September 24, 2018 - 2:05pm

September 24, 2018

DMRF Canada is thrilled to announce that through 2018 and 2019, they will be increasing research funding for dystonia research that focuses on better clinical treatments for dystonia with the addition of two new projects, specifically for researchers in Canada:

September 1, 2018 - 2:44pm

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Cervical dystonia, also known as spasmodic torticollis, is a focal dystonia characterized by neck muscles contracting involuntarily, causing abnormal movements and awkward posture of the head and neck. The movements may be sustained (“tonic”), jerky (“clonic”), or a combination of both.

August 30, 2018 - 10:05pm

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TORONTO, ON – August 30, 2018 – The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) Canada is pleased to announce that September is dystonia awareness month in Canada.

August 17, 2018 - 1:27pm

In August 2018, DMRF Canada Clinical Fellow Karlo Lizarraga launched his first 'Toxin Club', for all of the Movement Disorder Fellows at Toronto Western Hospital. These meetings will serve as a place for Clinical Fellows to gather, share case information and discuss best practices in Clinical Treatments. Executive Director, Stefanie Ince, was on hand to listen, learn, and ask questions about the patient experience at Toronto Western.

August 9, 2018 - 3:13pm

DMRF Canada, in consultation with other organizations that are involved with Neurological Health Charities Canada (NHCC), has made five key recommendations in its brief to the Finance Committee for its 2019 pre-budget consultations.