Tics are repetitive, involuntary sounds or movements like eye blinking, facial grimacing, shoulder shrugging, sniffing or making small noises.

Learn more about our current research studies with recent-onset tics and Tourette syndrome.

A brief introduction to Tourette Syndrome

Definition 
Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by repetitive movements (motor tics) and sounds (vocal tics). TS is generally…  [learn more]

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TAA Center of Excellence designation

In June of this year, the Tourette Association of America chose Washington University as a Center of Excellence! This designation recognizes the longstanding breadth and depth of expertise in patient care and research of our colleagues here at WUSTL and of the Greater Missouri TAA chapter. Hooray and thank you! However, we know we haven't […]

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