Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases



Queen Square Advances in Mitochondrial Medicine

5th July, Queen Square

This one day course was designed for adult and paediatric consultant and trainee clinicians and clinical scientists with an interest in mitochondrial diseases. An update on the recent developments in diagnostics for paediatric and adult mitochondrial diseases was provided, with an emphasis on clinical cases, management and trials.

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Videos from speakers

(we are not able to show all videos of this event but below is a selection)

Mitochondrial Metabolism - Dr Amanda Lam

Paediatric mitochondrial disease clinical and diagnostic challenges - Dr Victoria Nesbitt

The Lily Foundation - Alison Maguire

When to consider ubiquinone and folate  - Dr Iain Hargreaves

Mitochondrial Genetics - Dr Robyn Labrum

Available treatments and clinical trials in mitochondrial diseases - Dr Rob Pitceathly 

MDUK - Jenny Sharpe

Update in Neuromuscular Disorders

22nd - 25th May, Queen Square

This 4 day course is designed for specialists with an interest in neuromuscular disease; the first two days concentrated on paediatric neuromuscular disorders and the latter two days on adult neuromuscular disorders.


  • What's new in Duchenne muscular dystrophy?
  • Natural history and clinical trials in Duchenne MD
  • The limb girdle muscular dystrophies
  • Optimal assessment and management of respiratory and cardiac complications of  neuromuscular diseases
  • Cardiac involvement in neuromuscular disease
  • Congenital myasthenic syndromes
  • Congenital muscular dystrophies
  • Congenital myopathies
  • Spinal muscular atrophy: management, natural history and therapeutic trials
  • Inherited muscle channelopathies, myotonic dystrophies
  • Inflammatory demyelinating neuropathies CIDP/MMN
  • CPC

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