May 16, 2019

Dystonia Today – special session at the EAN Congress 2019! 

Coinciding with the European Academy of Neurology’s annual congress, Dystonia Europe – together with the European Federation of Neurological Associations [EFNA] – will organise a special session entitled: Dystonia Today. When: Saturday, June 29th, 2019 from 9.00 am – 10.30 am. Where: Arena Thon Hotel, Room Romerike – Nesgata 1, 2004 Lillestrøm, Norway Recommended Audience: Health Professionals, Students/Residents/Trainees, Non-physician Health…

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December 5, 2018

Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation In Dystonia

There is a very interesting review by Erro et al. entitled “non-invasive brain stimulation for dystonia: therapeutic implication”[1] that I would like to draw to your attention. Currently, there are two forms of non-invasive brain stimulation(NIBS). The first technique is  called (1) transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and the second one (2) transcranial current stimulation (tCS).The…

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November 3, 2018

The Dystonia Society and Dystonia Europe in Partnership for D-DAYs 2019 in London

Next year’s D-DAYs will take place in London, UK on 5-7 July.  Beginning of November Dystonia Europe Executive Director Monika Benson met with representatives of The Dystonia Society, CEO Andrea West and Dayna Ferdinandi, Head of Fundraising and Communications, to discuss and plan next year’s event. Occupational Therapist Hortensia Gimeno and Dr. Jean-Pierre Lin joined…

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September 29, 2018

Dystonia Europe at the 23rd ESSFN Congress in Edinburgh

Last month Dystonia Europe took part as an exhibitor at the 23rdCongress of The European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Surgery, an organization which frontiers the progress of functional and stereotactic neurosurgery of the human nervous system. About 700 participants, including exhibitors, had come to Edinburgh for this special event which took place at the…

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