Orthostatic Tremor Rating Scale Project

Dr. Peter Bain, faculty member of Imperial College of Medicine, requests help from orthostatic tremor (OT) patients worldwide in assessing the severity and effects of OT. Dr. Bain’s rationale is the OT scale could be used for measuring the efficacy of specific treatments, and/or testing for new medicines. This project is a great opportunity to help Dr. Bain in “constructing a scale” for a disabling tremor whose response to drug treatment is overall unsatisfactory. (more…)

TAN Elected to ABC Board

Tremor Action Network, acronym TAN, is pleased to share the American Brain Coalition (ABC) Nominating Committee selection of TAN to serve on the ABC Board.

TAN was inducted as an ABC nonprofit member during the 2005 57th American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Meeting in Miami. Before that, TAN was on the ground floor of the ABC start-up in 2003 and 2004. TAN attended the 2003 Society for Neuroscience (SFN) Advocacy Workshop Meeting in New York City that was the catalyst for the evolution of ABC. TAN was present at ABC’s first meeting held in conjunction with the 2004 Society for Neuroscience (SFN) Meeting in San Diego. On behalf of TAN, Kathleen Welker served on the ABC Strategic Planning Committee. (more…)