Event Details

Dystonia Support Group of Greater Washingon, DC Meeting

Location: Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, MD

From: September 27, 2015 at 12:30pm to: 4:00pm

Details:

Individuals with all forms of dystonia as well as family and friends are welcome to attend.

Date & Time:
Sunday, September 27, 2015
12:30 - 4:00 PM

Location:
Holy Cross Hospital
1500 Forest Glen Road
Silver Spring, MD

** Enter the main entrance of hospital, register, and obtain a visitor’s badge at the front desk. Ask for directions to the Dystonia Meeting in the Education Center.   

Speaker: Dr. Stephen Grill, ADVANCES IN TREATING DYSTONIA

Dr. Grill will address the advances in dystonia including our understanding of it and treatment over the past 25 years. He will discuss the major advances which include:

· Understanding of the genetics
· Understanding the pathophysiology
· Development of effective treatments including medication, botulinum toxin therapy and DBS

Questions? Call Sally at 301-627-1657 or go to www.dystoniadc.com

Driving directions to Holy Cross Hospital:
--From I-495, take exit 31, Georgia Ave - Wheaton (Rt. 97 North)
--Go to the second traffic light, turn right onto Forest Glen Road
--Follow 4 blocks (.3 miles) to Holy Cross Hospital                                                            
--Hospital will be on the right, at the corner of Forest Glen and Dameron Drive

Metro directions to Holy Cross Hospital:
--Holy Cross Hospital is located five blocks from the Forest Glen (Red Line) Metro station.
--From the station, take the Montgomery County Ride On bus 8 toward the Silver Spring station. The bus stops at the main hospital entrance.

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