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Research & Medical

For over 46 years, Tourette Association has led the way in research and therapeutic development for Tourette Syndrome and other Tic Disorders. The TAA has awarded $21 million to over 450 research projects across 16 countries. Every $1 of TAA grant funding has helped investigators obtain approximately $10 in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The scope of our work resonates beyond the United States to those affected globally. We continue to establish both national and international alliances, along with recognized experts, who can work together on shared goals to better treat and understand Tourette Syndrome.

When you invest in research, there is a clear and direct impact on the lives of individuals with TS. Please consider making a gift today that will bring hope, help, and acceptance to the hundreds of thousands of individuals who live with Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders across the nation. Learn more about 2019 funded grants and the impact of supporting research.

Treatment & Care

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Participate in Research

The TAA keeps a comprehensive list of current clinical research and clinical studies that will improve the quality of life for those affected by Tourette Syndrome.

Research Grants

The TAA awards scientists working in basic scientific and clinical Tourette Syndrome research. These projects have provided crucial insights into many areas of the disorder.

Behavioral Therapy Institute

Recognizing the critical shortage of trained behavioral therapists for treating Tourette Syndrome (TS) and tic disorders, the Tourette Association of America Inc. has established the Tourette Syndrome Behavior Therapy Institute (TS-BTI).

Centers of Excellence

The Tourette Association of America’s Centers of Excellence (CofE) program recognizes medical institutions that offer the highest level of care, are undertaking groundbreaking research, are leaders in training and education and provide exceptional community outreach and advocacy for Tourette syndrome and other Tic Disorders.