Dr. Susanne Knorr

Winner David Marsden Award 2022

David Marsden Award 2022

The David Marsden Award 2022 was awarded to Dr. Susanne Knorr for her paper: “The evolution of dystonia-like movements in TOR1A rats after transient nerve injury is accompanied by dopaminergic dysregulation and abnormal oscillatory activity of a central motor network”. The research was performed at the department of Neurology, University Hospital of Würzburg, Germany Dr. Knorr is an expert in basic research of movement disorders.

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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 2023 is supported by Dystonia Europe.

The David Marsden Award 2023

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. Martin Reich

Dr. Anne Weissbach

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