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FND Hope Scientific Registry is hosted by the Genetic Alliance. It securely stores The purpose of the Scientific Registry is to create a platform for patients with FND to engage and contribute to medical research about the condition and its clinic care. Your consenting patients can actively participate in research by entering their own relevant data into this secure database. Patients can choose their level of participation. The following link provides additional information and presents an informational video on the FND Research Registry.

The Fourth International Conference on Functional Neurological Disorder and the first to be organized by the FND Soceity will be held between June 14 - 16, 2020 at Boston University, Boston, MA, USA.  The conference program is posted at  The conference is considering abstracts submitted before February 28, 2020

We are seeking collaboration with clinicians and researchers interested in Functional Neurological Disorder. We aim to form a new entity focused on FND research in Canada. We are also aiming to develop a data-base monitoring consenting patients with FND in their journey with this illness. If you are interested in being part of this collaboration, please write to us at We welcome opportunities to collaborate with any centres worldwide in service of patients with FND. It is our...

Presentation: Directional Phenomena, A Review
Dr. Karen Kit, Neuropsychologist - Lindsay Millala , Registered Psychiatric Nurse
Approximately 2-3 years ago, some diplomats serving in Havana, Cuba, reported uncharacteristic sensory changes and other neurological symptoms. These changes and symptoms were attributed to exposure to auditory and other sensory phenomena. Interest grew in exploring mechanisms of head injury in the context of these directional phenomena. Some attempted to explain these symptoms along the functional model of neurological disorders. We present a brief review of these...