Dr. Anne Weissbach 

Winner David Marsden Award 2019

David Marsden Award 2019

The David Marsden Award 2019 was awarded to Dr. Anne Weissbach for her paper: “Alcohol improves cerebellar-learning deficit in myoclonus-dystonia - a clinical and electrophysiological investigation”. The research was performed at the University of Lübeck, Center of Brain, Behavior and Metabolism in Lübeck. Dr. Weissbach is a neurologist and a clinician-scientist at the Institute of Neurogenetics in Lübeck, Germany.

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about the david marsden award

Dystonia Europe established the David Marsden Award in 2003, to acknowledge Prof Marsden’s work on the dystonias, and to honour the immense part he played in improving the lives of so many people who live with the condition.

The David Marsden Award 2021 is supported by a grant from Ipsen to Dystonia Europe.
Ipsen has no control over the award, including evaluation of papers and selection of winner.

The David Marsden Award 2021

The aim of this award is to stimulate developing knowledge of and interest in dystonia through publications of aetiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis in dystonia or on the psycho social effects.

€ 10.000,-

to stimulate research on dystonia


Previous award winners

Dr. Niccolò Mencacci

Dr. Cathérine C. S. Delnooz

DR. Katja Lohmann

DR. David Bradley

Dr. Ana Westenberger

Dr. Susanne A. Schneider

Dr. Mirta Fiorio

Dr. Victor Candia

Dr. Mark Edwards