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President’s Article – Ken Price

22 Nov

The 2012 NSTA Symposium took place in New Orleans on the weekend of October 20-21 and it was a success! People who arrived early for the symposium enjoyed taking a cruise down the Mississippi river aboard the Steamboat Natchez and roaming the French Quarter. As I have mentioned in my last article, the last time […]

NSTA Atlanta, Georgia Symposium – October 19 – 20, 2013

20 Oct

The NSTA hosted the 2013 symposium in Atlanta, Georgia on October 19th and 20th and everyone who attended really enjoyed the program. On Friday the NSTA organized a nice outdoor activity for people flying in early. Twenty-five people signed up for the Atlanta Botanical Gardens Tour. We were a little concerned because it had rained […]

Guest Speaker Bio and Presentation

09 Oct

2012 NSTA Symposium Information – October 20 and 21, 2012 I am pleased to announce that we are hosting the 2012 symposium in New Orleans, Louisiana. The symposium will take place on the weekend of October 20 and 21. We have a great line up of guest speakers for this symposium with interesting topics. Vince […]

Houston Town Lake Triathlon

04 Sep

Team NSTA led by John Barth Participate in Houston Town Lake Triathlon and raise $6,650 for NSTA NSTA friend and member John Barth successfully completed the Houston Town Lake Triathlon under Team NSTA during Labor Day weekend. Team NSTA’s Fundraising goal was set at $5,000. They raised $5,900 for our organization surpassing their goal. 2nd […]

H.A. (Buz) Jinnah, M.D., PhD

10 Oct
Dr. Jinnah

2012 Symposium Guest Speakers H.A. (Buz) Jinnah, M.D., PhD Director of the Dystonia Coalition A. (Buz) Jinnah received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees through the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of California in San Diego in 1993. He did his neurology residency and fellowship training at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and was […]

Teresa Kimberley , M.D.

10 Oct

2012 Symposium Guest Speakers Teresa Kimberley , M.D. Associate professor at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Dr. Teresa Kimberley is an associate professor at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Program in Physical Therapy. She co-directs the Brain Plasticity Lab, which helped […]

Mark Ledoux, M.D., PhD

10 Oct
Dr LeDoux Mark

2012 Symposium Guest Speakers Mark Ledoux, M.D., PhD Professor of Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center Dr. LeDoux is a professor of neurology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, as well as the director of both the Dystonia Clinic and the Movement Disorders Research Laboratories. He is the recipient of several awards, […]

Jill Ostrem, M.D.

10 Oct
Dr. Jill Ostrem

2012 Symposium Guest Speakers Jill Ostrem, M.D. Assistant Professor of Neurology in the UCSF School of Medicine Dr. Jill Ostrem specializes in the medical and surgical treatments of movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia. She is particularly interested in treatments such as deep brain stimulation and gene therapy as well as […]