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Message from President Art Kessler

For many of us with dystonia, a dog offers the opportunity to improve our quality of life. Dogs (and other pets) are not only faithful companions and friends, always there without question and judgment, they also offer the support needed to help their owners simply get through the day, a task many often find physically […]

Dystonia Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

Apply for the Douglas Kramer Young Advocate Award

The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) is seeking individuals between the ages of 20-35 who are committed to making a difference in the dystonia community, to apply for the Douglas Kramer Young Advocate Award. Eligible candidates must be interested and available to work with the DMRF to support legislative advocacy efforts at the Federal and […]


Thank You for Supporting DMRF

With the support of our generous members, donors, and volunteers, we were able to accomplish a tremendous amount in 2018.  Please click below to watch a special video ‘thank you’ recorded by DMRF President Art Kessler which details the many accomplishments that were made possible this year. If you have not yet made your gift, […]

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Self-Care for the Holidays

Feeling a little stressed? A lot stressed? In case you missed the live broadcast, “Self Care for the Holidays” with Margie Frazier, PhD, LISW-S, is available for viewing. Give yourself a gift this season and treat yourself to this wonderful program. The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to advancing research […]

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