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Dystonia Canada News
With the support of a very generous donor, DMRF Canada is facilitating a one-year, multi-center research project that will aim to validate a clinical and deep learning-based tool for recognition assessment and monitoring of complex movement disorders in dystonia patients.
“If successfully completed, this project will provide a dynamic system for unbiased diagnosis and clinical evaluation of dystonia and other movement disorders.” - DMRF Chief Scientific Advisor Jan TellerRead more...
Nationwide Survey of Patients and Families: Access to Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical treatment available to some patients with certain motor disorders (Parkinson's Disease, essential tremor, primary dystonia) where a small device is implanted within the brain to help treat symptoms. A thorough assessment by a multidisciplinary team determines candidacy for this surgical treatment, as not all patients with these diagnoses would benefit from this therapy.
What is this survey about?Read more...
The Dystonia Clinical and Research Fellowship will Enhance Care for Canadians Managing Movement Disorders
November 2, 2022 – Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) Canada is pleased to announce that once again it is supporting a two-year Clinical and Research Fellowship for Movement Disorders, with a specialty in Dystonia. Read more...