Florida TED Talk On Curing Dystonia: From Kitchen Table to Cure

Ken Staab tackles the issue of finding a cure for dystonia in this new TEDx video filmed at the University of Florida in Gainesville.  Ken details the path to a cure and he tells the amazing story of the Staab’s and the formation of Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure.  Ken points out that we are close to starting the dominos to cure many diseases and that he believes with the right approach dystonia will tip first.

Another recent TED talk on deep brain stimulation also shows video footage of dystonia from the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration.

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Michael Okun

Professor of Neurology, expert on Parkinson's disease and other basal ganglia disorders, deep brain stimulation, author of over 300 research papers and the bestselling book…

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