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October 4, 2017 - 3:22pm

Stefanie Ince, Executive Director of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation was on hand to speak to 680 News about the challenges associated with living with dystonia – and why funding research to find a cure is so critical.  As the largest radio newsroom in Canada, 680 News averages 1 million listeners across the GTA every 10 minutes.   

Hear Stefanie’s interview here:

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October 3, 2017 - 4:03pm

Those in attendance at September’s Kelowna Okanagan Dystonia Support Group meeting included (from left) N

August 8, 2017 - 10:50am

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DMRF Canada is pleased to announce the launch of an annual one-year clinical fellowship to support the training of exceptionally qualified physicians in preparation for their clinical career in movement disorders with a focus on dystonia and a special competence in use of botulinum toxins. In 2017, this program will support fellows through a grant from Allergan.

July 27, 2017 - 4:49pm


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We are thrilled to announce we recently received the much-needed funding to launch a support program specifically for parents of children and teens who have dystonia, as well as the children and teens who are affected by the disorder.

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.