H.Res. 1413 Recognizes Dystonia Awareness Month

Dystonia Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

As a testament to the tireless work of the dystonia community’s legislative advocates, H.Res.1413 – “Expressing support for designation of September 2022 as ‘National Dystonia Awareness Month’ and raising awareness and understanding of the disorder of dystonia” was entered into the Congressional Record on September 30th. The resolution to recognize Dystonia Awareness Month was championed […]

Living with Cervical Dystonia

September is Dystonia Awareness Month. Join us for a conversation about cervical dystonia, its impact, diagnosis and management, and the importance of speaking with a healthcare provider if you are experiencing potential symptoms. Janet Hieshetter, Dystonia Medical Research Foundation’s Executive Director, is joined by Crystal Edmonds, who is diagnosed with cervical dystonia, and Dr. Diego […]

$5Cure4Dystonia Raises $100K+ for Medical Research

Mike Delise and Jason Dunn are on a mission to find a cure for dystonia $5 at a time. They are also educating the world about this under-recognized brain disorder that affects more people than ALS, muscular dystrophy, and cystic fibrosis combined. Mike became passionate about increasing dystonia awareness after meeting Jason, a childhood friend […]