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

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]

News & Views

Miles for Tourettes

 Since the Tourette Association of America’s National Awareness 5K was cancelled, they have created an event that everyone can participate in and fundraise for from across the nation called Miles for Tourette! This new virtual event takes place throughout Awareness Month (May 15 – June 15) and they have scheduled weekly fitness classes along with physical fitness […]

COVID-19 Changes to the New Tics Study

We are currently working to adapt the New Tics study so that study visits can occur online, for optimal safety for all due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As further information about online study visits becomes available, we’ll add updates here:  https://tics.wustl.edu/participate/new-tics-study/  Stay safe everyone!