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NSTA Atlanta, Georgia Symposium – October 19 – 20, 2013

20 Oct

The NSTA hosted the 2013 symposium in Atlanta, Georgia on October 19th and 20th and everyone who attended really enjoyed the program. On Friday the NSTA organized a nice outdoor activity for people flying in early. Twenty-five people signed up for the Atlanta Botanical Gardens Tour. We were a little concerned because it had rained […]

Guest Speaker Bio and Presentation

09 Oct

2012 NSTA Symposium Information – October 20 and 21, 2012 I am pleased to announce that we are hosting the 2012 symposium in New Orleans, Louisiana. The symposium will take place on the weekend of October 20 and 21. We have a great line up of guest speakers for this symposium with interesting topics. Vince […]

Houston Town Lake Triathlon

04 Sep

Team NSTA led by John Barth Participate in Houston Town Lake Triathlon and raise $6,650 for NSTA NSTA friend and member John Barth successfully completed the Houston Town Lake Triathlon under Team NSTA during Labor Day weekend. Team NSTA’s Fundraising goal was set at $5,000. They raised $5,900 for our organization surpassing their goal. 2nd […]

Latest News

03 Oct

Dissertation on “Cervical Dystonia and the Black Community.” February 15, 2012 My Life with Cervical Dystonia! My name is Karen Chandler and I have cervical dystonia. I was born in Panama (Afro-Hispanic and I do not speak lick of Spanish, lol) and raised sin California, Michigan, and Florida. I was diagnosed with CD while I […]

News / Pharmaceuticals

03 Oct

Merz Pharmaceuticals Receives J-Code For Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxinA) January 10, 2012 Permanent Product-Specific Code Will Help Simplify Billing And Reimbursement GREENSBORO, N.C., January 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has assigned a product-specific Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) billing code, J0588 “INJECTION, INCOBOTULINUMTOXIN […]

Special Events

02 Oct

2011 NSTA Symposium Information Las Vegas, Nevada – October 22nd and 23rd December 5, 2011 The 2011 NSTA symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada has passed and I am happy to report it was a huge success! We had over 130 people in attendance and the room was packed! We had so many people registering at […]

News & Events

01 Oct

Programs Feature Simple Enrollment and Meaningful Financial Assistance March 8, 2011 Allergan, Inc. is seeking patients who are or will be receiving onabotulinumtoxinA injections for the treatment of cervical dystonia for potential observational study participation. Eligible patients may receive a patient stipend for their participation. The CD-PROBE Study is a Multi-center, Prospective, Naturalistic, Observational Registry of Cervical […]

“Ipsen Observational Registry Study”

01 Oct

March 9, 2011 Ipsen, manufacturer of Dysport for Injection (also known in the US as abobotulinumtoxinA neurotoxin), is contacting physicians to conduct an observational registry stud. The goal of the registry, ANCHOR-CD, is to collect and evaluate typical treatment response information from cervical dystonia patients currently being treated with market-available Dysport.  The registry will recruit up to 400 […]

News | Merz Pharmaceuticals….

29 Sep

Merz Pharmaceuticals Introduces Comprehensive Programs To Provide Patients With Financial Assistance For Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA) Programs Feature Simple Enrollment And Meaningful Financial Assistance Greensboro, N.C., March 8, 2011/PRNewswire/ – Merz Pharmaceuticals today announced the launch of two programs to provide financial assistance to patients for their treatment with Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxinA). XEOMIN is a botulinum toxin type […]