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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September 22, 2018

EFNA Meetings in Brussels

Dystonia Europe Executive Director Monika Benson is a Board Member of EFNA. This week she attended its Management Committee Meeting in Brussels. The work of EFNA is concentrated around four pillars: Awareness, Empowerment, Advocacy, Engagement which guide the EFNA Board on what projects and activities to focus on. At the meeting EFNA Executive Director Donna…

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