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Dystonia Canada News

October 31, 2023

TORONTO, ON, October 31, 2023 — To address the dystonia community’s needs in a post-pandemic world, the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) Canada has developed the innovative Community Support and Education Program. The program’s launch renews dystonia patients’ opportunities to learn, connect, and unite with each other. 

Utilizing DMRF Canada’s robust network of support groups across the country, the program connects members of the dystonia community through three impactful initiatives:

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September 26, 2023

DMRF Canada is pleased to announce our continued support of the Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award Program for 2024.

The Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award, supported by DMRF Canada, is a one-year grant of up to $30,000 per year that will support research related to the causes, mechanisms, prevention, and treatments which could potentially enable medical breakthroughs and transformative health care advances to find a cure for dystonia.

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July 27, 2023

August 2023

DMRF Canada is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2023 Jackson Mooney Patient Grant for Dystonia (JMPG). This annual grant, established by Jackson and Jefferson Mooney, aims to provide financial assistance of up to $5,000.00 for Canadian residents living with dystonia in financial need and committed to enhancing their current situation through furthering their education.

This year, we are pleased to support a very worthy candidate:

Amanda Loewen 

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