A clinical tool for real-time analysis and visualisation of cervical muscles for cervical dystonia (Manchester Metropolitan University)

The Dystonia Society is currently funding a research project at Manchester Metropolitan University, where the team has been developing real time ultrasound. This software would help a clinician to identify the dystonic muscles in cervical dystonia requiring botulinum toxin (BoNT) injections. Read more

Does abnormal striatal reinforcement learning cause dystonia? A behavioural and functional MRI study (Medical Research Institute Dundee)

The Dystonia Society’s seed funding for a new research project in 2015/6 was awarded to Dr Tom Gilbertson of Ninewells Hospital in Dundee. Read more

Sensory-motor rehabilitation therapy for task specific focal hand dystonia: A feasibility study (National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery)

The Society provided funding to the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery to research the use of hand therapy for the treatment of focal hand dystonia. Read more