January 11, 2019

Visiting The European Parliament | The Challenges of Dystonia: a Snapshot Across Europe

The Challenges of Dystonia: a Snapshot Across Europe 12 April 2018, D-Days lunch in European Parliament Salon For our 25th Anniversary event we were welcomed into the European Parliament, Brussels by Finnish Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Merja Kyllönen.  She explained how she had become involved with Dystonia Europe when she agreed to do…

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January 11, 2019

Latest News | Dystonia Europe 25th Anniversary Celebrations and D-DAYs 2018 in Brussels

Latest News Dystonia Europe 25th Anniversary Celebrations and D-DAYs 2018 in Brussels On 12, 13 and 14 of April the Dystonia Europe 25th Anniversary celebrations took place in Brussels, Belgium with several events and activities.  Dystonia Europe Delegates from 16 member organisations participated and arrived in Brussels already on Thursday. They were from Denmark, Finland,…

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January 3, 2019

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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January 3, 2019

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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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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