The Positive Twist - a podcast about dystonia

How Dystonia Europe Came to Be, and What a Life's Work in Patient Advocacy Has Brought Alistair Newton

November 25, 2020 Dystonia Europe Season 1 Episode 3
The Positive Twist - a podcast about dystonia
How Dystonia Europe Came to Be, and What a Life's Work in Patient Advocacy Has Brought Alistair Newton
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The Positive Twist - a podcast about dystonia
How Dystonia Europe Came to Be, and What a Life's Work in Patient Advocacy Has Brought Alistair Newton
Nov 25, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
Dystonia Europe

In today's episode we hear Alistair Newton tell his dystonia story, as well as share with us his  important involvement in the dystonia community. Alistair founded Dystonia Europe as a result of being diagnosed with cervical dystonia himself. He has furthermore been involved in many great initiatives for improving the lives of people living with neurological illnesses, and made a tremendous impact in the field as a whole. Alistair has helped share information,  spread awareness, and promote research on a massive scale, greatly contributing to where we are today. His work was recently recognized in 2018, when he was appointed 'Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire' by Queen Elisabeth II, for services to People with Neurological Illnesses particularly Dystonia. Listen to the episode and hear Alistair's fascinating story of a life's work with dystonia.

Show Notes

In today's episode we hear Alistair Newton tell his dystonia story, as well as share with us his  important involvement in the dystonia community. Alistair founded Dystonia Europe as a result of being diagnosed with cervical dystonia himself. He has furthermore been involved in many great initiatives for improving the lives of people living with neurological illnesses, and made a tremendous impact in the field as a whole. Alistair has helped share information,  spread awareness, and promote research on a massive scale, greatly contributing to where we are today. His work was recently recognized in 2018, when he was appointed 'Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire' by Queen Elisabeth II, for services to People with Neurological Illnesses particularly Dystonia. Listen to the episode and hear Alistair's fascinating story of a life's work with dystonia.