Understanding and Treating Focal Dystonias - Webinar with Dr. Anish Kanungo


TopicUnderstanding and Treating Focal Dystonias with Dr. Anish Kanungo

Presenter: Dr. Anish Kanungo

When:  September 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm PST

Summary: In celebration of Dystonia Awareness Month, and in an effort to continue to bring the dystonia community the education, tools, and resources we know you are looking for, we’re pleased to provide this webinar as part of the #mydystonia&I webinar series with thanks to Merz Therapeutics. In this presentation, Dr. Kanungo will provide details on the various forms of focal dystonias, as well as the various treatment methods that are most effective for managing symptoms. We look forward to having you join us!

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. We look forward to an informative, productive session. 

About Dr. Kanungo and his research:

Dr. Kanungo attained his PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Toronto for his work in decoding the molecular pathways which govern neuronal programmed cell death. He then moved west to attend medical school at the University of Calgary, after which he completed his Neurology Residency training at the University of Manitoba. This was followed by a Fellowship in Movement Disorders at the University of Manitoba funded by Parkinson Canada. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia and one of three Neurologists practicing in the Fraser Health Movement Disorders Clinic. He actively participates in the training of medical students and residents, and maintains an interest in research aimed at improving the lives of people with movement disorders.


The first 5 people that register and attend this webinar will win a 'Yoga for Movement Disorders' book (English), courtesy of Merz Therapeutics. 

Please note:

The answers to questions collected during registration are used for the purpose of customizing the webinar to address the various issues related to the topic. The purpose of this information collected is separate from the purpose of the personal details collected. The personally identifiable information of registrants is collected for correspondence purposes only and not shared with anyone outside of DMRF Canada.  

Also, the webinar will be recorded for playback purposes for those who cannot attend. 


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Last update: Sep 2020