Tyler’s Hope gives $1 million for dystonia research

Rick Staab discusses the reasons for giving the money to start the dystonia center
Rick Staab discusses the reasons for giving the money to start the dystonia center

On February 21st, Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure and the University of Florida held a news conference to announce a new dystonia research center being formed at UF with a $1 million gift.

 

 

 

 

 

Along with clinical researchers at the existing Tyler’s Hope Center for Dystonia Care at UF’s Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration, Dr. Yuqing Li will investigate causes and potential treatments for a malady that is not well-known outside of the dystonia community, even though it is the third most common movement disorder behind Parkinson’s disease and tremor.

Read the full UF Health Science Center article.

Read the Gainesville Sun article.