The 2015 Award of € 10,000 is generously sponsored by Ipsen Pharma and has been awarded to Dr Cathérine C S Delnooz for her paper on: Task-free functional MRI in cervical dystonia reveals multi-network changes that partially normalize with botulinum toxinA. The research was performed at the Radboudumc, Nijmegen, during Dr. Delnooz’s neurology training. Currently she is a fellow at the movement disorders section, University Medical Centre in Groningen, The Netherlands.
This was selected by the adjudication committee of the DE Medical and Scientific Advisory Board, as the best paper submitted for this year’s prize. A total of 16 papers had been submitted.
The formal presentation of the award took place at the 22nd Dystonia Europe Conference and 2nd D-DAYS, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. After receiving the Award from Dystonia Europe President Robert Scholten, Dr Delnooz presented her paper.