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This past September 26, 2013, fashion designer Rebecca Taylor who offers modern and refined women's clothing hosted a fundraising event at their Los Angeles store with The Bachmann-Strauss Foundation's Young Leadership Council. 200+ guests attended this shopping/cocktail party which raised over $6,000 for the Foundation to support dystonia and Parkinson's disease research.
TEAM Bachmann-Strauss is less than a few weeks away from taking on 26.2 miles in the ING New York City Marathon. Our team of 20 runners are dedicating their time to train for this challenging race, and have already raised an incredible $120,000...climbing.
The 2013 Jake's Ride, which took place this September, raised over a record breaking $350,000 for dystonia research! Willie Geist, co-anchor of the third hour of NBC's Today and co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe and the Foundation's spokesperson, emceed this amazing event. The support from 1000+ individuals made this year's Jake's Ride such a success!


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Seeking Better Dystonia Screening Drugs

Although no cure for dystonia exists, effective screening and treatment for dystonia helps to lessen the symptoms of muscle spasms, pain, and awkward postures. The goal is to improve the quality of ... read more »