July 9, 2019

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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June 23, 2019

Drive for Dystonia

My story with Dystonia started in February last year. It came suddenly, without any signs of warning. My neck became stiff and my head started to turn to the side.  First there was disorientation – what’s happening to me? Why can’t I control myself? Why is my body not listening to me? Work and everyday life…

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May 23, 2019

4th International Congress on Treatment of Dystonia: For All who Care for People with Dystonia

Under this motto almost 400 participants from 4 conti-nents met from May 8th-11th in Hannover, Germany. Together with a faculty of more than 70 world-leading experts from the fields of neurology, neurosurgery, neuropaediatrics, neurogenetics, basic sciences and allied health sciences this was, again, the leading inter-national dystonia congress.  The congress emphasised on novel treatments for…

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