Topic: Dystonia & Pain
Presenter: Dr. Veronica Bruno, Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute
When: July 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm EST
We know, from our Living Well with Dystonia Survey, that 70% of respondents confirm that pain is one of the biggest challenges that patients face as a result of their dystonia. DMRF Canada, is pleased to invite Movement Disorder Specialist, Dr. Bruno, who will explore the relationship between dystonia and pain. We look forward to an informative, productive session.
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About Dr. Veronica Bruno (MD MPH) And Her Research:
Dr. Veronica Bruno is a neurologist with a subspecialty in movement disorders. She received her medical degree and neurology residency in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She completed her fellowship in Movement Disorders at the University of Toronto and a Master of Public Health degree at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Bruno’s primary interest is the understanding and treatment of non-motor symptoms in multiple Movement Disorders including pain in dystonia and pain in Parkinson’s disease. To improve the understanding of pain in idiopathic dystonia, Dr. Bruno is currently leading an international collaboration to create a scale for the assessment of pain in dystonia in conjunction with Dr. Davide Martino.