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Clinical trial for new tic drug taking place in New Jersey

Tourette’s Syndrome is a neurological disease characterized by motor and vocal tics. It has been hypothesized that abnormal interactions of dopamine with its receptors may cause the tics. Right now, the Atlantic Center for Research in New Jersey is performing a… Continue Reading

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Chance to thank NJ Senator for supporting Tourette Syndrome was invaluable

A few weeks ago, Senator Stephen Sweeney visited the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) to meet a few of the kids and families who benefit from the organization’s resources and tireless efforts. His visit was… Continue Reading

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New approach for those with Tourette Syndrome being tested in clinical trials

Medical researchers are hopeful that a new investigational drug being tested in clinical trials will prove to be an effective treatment for Tourette Syndrome – an inherited, misdiagnosed, misunderstood neurological disorder that presents in childhood and causes involuntary motor and… Continue Reading

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Invitation to participate in Tourette Syndrome dissertation research

PLEASE NOTE: TSParentsOnline, the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS), and its directors and employees assume no responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, objectivity or usefulness of the information that follows in this blog post. None of… Continue Reading

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WEDNESDAY WEBINARS: “Cyber Safety” on October 16 & “TS Clinic” on October 30

Children and adolescents growing up today live in a cyber world consisting of instant everything, easy communication, handheld technology, widespread accessibility and often little adult oversight. This cyber world is also a risky place filled with bullying, harassment, intimidation, masking… Continue Reading

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Exciting online clinical trial program for OCD

What is the OCD STOP! program? The Swinburne University of Technology Psychology Clinic in Australia has been successfully using OCD-specific Cognititive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for face-to-face treatment for some time. Researchers and clinicians at Swinburne have developed an online version of… Continue Reading

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WANTED: Teens for new TS clinical research trial

Dr. Roger Kurlan of the Atlantic Neuroscience Institute at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, N.J., is currently recruiting for a clinical research trial for a potential new medication for Tourette Syndrome. Participants must be between the ages of 12 and… Continue Reading