The Dystonia Coalition is a collaboration of medical researchers and patient advocacy groups that is working to advance the pace of clinical and translational research in the dystonias to find better treatments. We can help you:

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Frontiers in Neurology Article Offers Inside Look at Dystonia Coalition

An overview of the Dystonia Coalition, its research, and its international network of 56 sites is now available in a special issue of Frontiers in Neurology. The article highlights the role of the consortium within the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network, with its focus on the mission of clinical trial readiness, large-scale collaboration, and sharing

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Dystonia Coalition Career Development and Pilot Projects Programs

Funding opportunities for research projects focusing on dystonia

The goals of the awards are to facilitate career development for junior investigators interested in clinical and translational research relating to dystonia, provide a mechanism for more senior investigators from other fields to get involved in dystonia research, and foster the most promising clinical and translational studies of direct relevance to dystonia. Information for applicants interested in our 2023 programs will be provided soon.


You Can Help Shape Dystonia Research

The goal of the GDR is to support future dystonia studies, including clinical and research trials, through the collection of data on persons affected by dystonia. Your responses can help researchers better understand the dystonia experience and help guide future directions in research.

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