August 30, 2019

The 2019-2020 Edition of The Brain, Mind, and Pain Grant is Looking for Projects Which Tackle The Reduction of Stigma

Pain Alliance Europe is happy to announce the second edition of the Brain, Mind, and Pain Patient-Centred Innovation Grant with the support of Grünenthal and partner organisations.  The core of PAE’s mission is to be the voice of patients, including chronic pain patients and patients living with a neurological condition. The new theme: “Stop Stigma! Reducing stigma for…

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August 23, 2019

Cervical dystonia: a survey of patients’ experience with botulinum toxin type A injections is available

Dystonia Europe invites you to participate in an international survey, conducted by Ipsen and Carenity, to better understand the experiences of patients receiving botulinum toxin type A injections. This survey is especially targeted for people living in Germany, United Kingdom, Italy and France, and is available in these 4 languages. If you have cervical dystonia,…

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July 9, 2019

The Dystonia Europe Board 2019

The 26th Annual General Assembly was held last Friday at the Novotel London West in Hammersmith. We are delighted to present to you the newly elected Dystonia Europe Board who now consists of: President Adam Kalinowski from Poland Vice-President Edwige Ponseel from France Treasurer Sissel Buskerud from Norway Secretary Gill AInsly from the UK Board…

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July 9, 2019

Dr. Anne Weissbach Receives the David Marsden Award 2019

Our congratulations to Dr. Anne Weissbach, Institute of Neurogenetics in Lübeck, Germany, and the David Marsden Award 2019 for her paper: “Alcohol improves cerebellar learning deficit in myoclonus-dystonia: A clinical and electrophysiological investigation”. Dr. Weissbach was presented with the award by Dystonia Europe President Merete Avery at the Dystonia-Days 2019 held in London last weekend….

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July 5, 2019

Deep Brain Stimulation and Dystonia: The Vercise™ Dystonia Registry

Interview with Prof. Joachim Krauss, Director of the Department of Neurosurgery at the Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany Prof. Krauss, a pioneer in surgical dystonia treatment, has been involved in deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy since its development in the early 1990s. Under his stewardship as the Director of the Department of Neurosurgery at the Medizinische…

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