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Volunteers with Laryngeal Dystonia Needed

Boston University Stepp Lab researches various voice and sensorimotor disorders. They hope to help guide new and existing forms of therapy. They are creating more objective measures to diagnose and assess the severity of adductor spasmodic dysphonia/laryngeal dystonia. They want to better understand the nature of SD/LD and how treatments impact symptoms. Currently, they have […]

A stylized blue transparent X-ray illustration of an adult human from the chest up, against a black background. The skeleton and organs are visible. The voice box located in the throat is illuminated in pink.

Dystonia Researcher Awarded $11.9 Million NIH Grant to Lead New Center for Neurological Voice Disorders

DMRF extends congratulations to Kristina Simonyan, MD, PhD, Dr med, Director of laryngology research at Mass Eye and Ear, for being awarded an $11.9 million P50 Clinical Research Center Grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicable Disorders (NIDCD) of the National Institute of Health (NIH) to form a new multidisciplinary center across […]