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Dystonia Zoo Days Draw Crowds in Boston and Pittsburgh

The 1st Boston Dystonia Zoo Day took place on Saturday, September 17th, followed by the 7th Pittsburgh Dystonia Zoo Day on Sunday, September 18th. Each event united the local dystonia community in support of the DMRF mission to find a dystonia cure. In Boston, DMRF past President Art Kessler presented Dr. Xandra Breakefield of Massachusetts […]

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Everybody’s Zoo-ing It: Dystonia Zoo Days Start August 18

The DMRF is pleased to return to in-person events in select cities to re-unite the dystonia community, promote awareness, and support the mission to find a cure. We’re especially excited to announce this year’s Dystonia Zoo Day season, with both in-person events and virtual opportunities to participate. A Virtual Kick-Off Celebration on August 18, 2022 will mark […]

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Upcoming Dystonia Events – Join Us!

The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) is pleased to begin returning to in-person events in select cities to re-unite the dystonia community, promote awareness, and support the mission to find a cure. We’re especially excited to announce this year’s Dystonia Zoo Day season, with both in-person events and virtual opportunities to participate regardless of geography. […]

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Providence Zoo Walk Marks 5th Anniversary

Providence, Rhode Island is the latest of 13 cities across the USA to host a Dystonia Zoo Walk in 2019. The event on September 14 was the fifth Dystonia Zoo Walk to take place in New England. The purpose of this community day at the zoo was to raise dystonia awareness and funds for medical […]

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Everybody’s Zooing It! Thousands Attend Dystonia Zoo Walks to Find a Cure

Thirteen cities across the country are hosting Dystonia Zoo Walks in 2019. The purpose of these fun community events is to increase public awareness of dystonia, a little-known but surprisingly common neurological disorder. Proceeds support the mission of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF), which supports urgently-needed medical research toward a cure and programs for individuals and families […]