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8th UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference 2015

Publication date: Dec 16, 2014 09:44 AM

Start: Mar 19, 2015 12:00 AM
End: Mar 20, 2015 12:00 AM

Location: Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Date: Thursday 19th-Friday 20th March 2015

The conference, designed to engage neuromuscular clinicians and scientists, this conference showcases the best and latest developments in neuromuscular science, and highlights their translation into patient benefit, will once again be hosted jointly by the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases and the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign.

Key Disease Themes for 2015:

  • Mitochondrial Disease
  • Genomic Data
  • New Targets in Neuromuscular Disease
  • MRI in Neuromuscular Diseases

Guest Speakers to include:
Prof. Massimo Zeviani, Prof. Stephan Zuchner, Prof. Alan Beggs, Prof. Rob Taylor, Prof. Hanns Lochmuller, Prof. Carsten Bonnemann, Prof. Lawrence Wrabetz,
Prof. Rita Horvath, Dr. Cristina Csimma, Dr Giorgio Tasca, Prof. Bruce Damon,
Prof. Michio Hirano

Abstracts: Abstracts are now invited for posters and platform presentations on the themes listed in the attached document, or on any other aspect of neuromuscular disease research

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 16th January 2015 5pm

Venue: Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Registration, draft programme and abstract submission guidelines

Further information: Christine Oldfield, christine.oldfield@ucl.ac.uk

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