Dystonia Focus Group

Alberto Albanese           Hyder Jinnah
Alberto Albanese     Hyder Jinnah 
Chair                                Chair
 

MDS Staff Liaison: Ken Buesing

Executive Committee Members

Charles Adler, USA
Cynthia Comella, USA
Victor Fung, Australia
Joachim Krauss, Germany
En King Tan, Singapore
Marina Tijssen, Netherlands

Members

Christopher Groth (USA)
Mark Hallett, USA
Joseph Jankovic, USA
Sanjay Pandey, India
Harini Sarva (USA)

Goals/Mission/Main Objective(s):

The mission of the DFG will be to facilitate education and research in all of the dystonias, both isolated and combined.

Additional Information: 

Several projects that may require large-scale collaborations have been proposed already.  These are listed below.  Additional proposals may be considered during our first meeting in 2019.  The actual projects to start will be determined following this meeting. 

  • Establish diagnostic criteria for cervical dystonia
  • Develop consensus definition of “dystonic tremor”
  • Test/validate diagnostic criteria for laryngeal dystonia
  • Test/validate diagnostic criteria for blepharospasm
  • Delineate the border between mild dystonia and normal motor behavior

 

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