DYSTONIA SUPPORT & ADVOCACY GROUP OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY
DATE: SATURDAY, 10/28/23 – VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING
TIME: 1-3:00 P.M. PDT
TOPIC: CLINICAL TRIALS FOR DYSTONIA
GUEST SPEAKER: DAVID PETERSON, Ph.D.
David Peterson is an Associate Research Scientist in the Institute for Neural Computation at UCSD and the Computational Neurobiology Laboratory at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Dr. Peterson received a Ph.D. in Computer Science, with an emphasis on Neuroscience, from Colorado State University. He has Bachelor’s degrees in Electrical Engineering and Business Administration from the University of Colorado, Boulder. The primary focus of his research is adult-onset focal dystonias. He is the Principal Investigator for research projects funded by the DoD’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program and the National Institutes of Health and is on the Medical & Scientific Advisory Council for the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation. He leverages advances in computational neuroscience to develop improved assessments for clinical trials and models of how the brain networks are altered in order to help identify future treatment strategies.
All are invited to join us for what promises to be a very informative meeting. Our group is open to persons with ALL forms of dystonia. Participation in any discussion is always completely voluntary. You can also choose not to show your image or your name. Please contact Martha Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom log-in information.
Group website: www.dystoniaofsandiego.com
Group Facebook: www.facebook.com/dystoniaofsandiego