Dr. Niccolò Mencacci 

Winner David Marsden Award 2017

David Marsden Award 2017

The David Marsden Award 2017 was awarded to Dr. Niccolò Mencacci for his paper: “A Missense Mutation in KCTD17 Causes Autosomal Dominant Myoclonus-Dystonia”. The research was performed at the Institute of Neurology, Queens Square in London. Currently Dr. Mencacci is a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Neurology, the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University in Chicago.

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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 2019 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 2019

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. 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