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February 13, 2020 - 12:21pm

The Greater Vancouver Area Dystonia Support Group will be participating in this year’s 5K Scotiabank Charity Challenge on Sunday, June 28, 2020. DMRF Canada welcomes all those in the dystonia community and others in the Vancouver area to participate. 

August 21, 2019 - 12:31pm

DRMF Canada was proud to support the 2019 Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award. This year’s grant has been awardedto Dr. Nicholas Strzalkowski from the Department of Biology at Mount Royal University. The Banting Research Foundation and DMRF Canada are thrilled to be able to partner to support this outstanding early career investigator whose research focuses on sensory feedback in dystonia. Click here to learn more. 
 

September 23, 2019 - 12:49pm

The Jackson Mooney Dystonia Patient Grant was established to provide financial assistance of up to $5,000.00 for Canadian residents who are living with dystonia, in financial need and committed to enhancing their current situation through furthering their education. You can read about Jackson Mooney's experience with dystonia here. To qualify for this grant, an individual must: 

• Have been diagnosed by a medical professional as having dystonia;

August 21, 2019 - 12:31pm

DRMF Canada was proud to support the 2019 Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award. This year’s grant has been awardedto Dr. Nicholas Strzalkowski from the Department of Biology at Mount Royal University. The Banting Research Foundation and DMRF Canada are thrilled to be able to partner to support this outstanding early career investigator whose research focuses on sensory feedback in dystonia. Click here to learn more. 
 

August 12, 2019 - 1:59pm

Genetic discoveries have been guiding dystonia research for a number of years now. Typically, once new genes have been discovered a quest for understanding the role of their corresponding proteins begins.