Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases


Eighth UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference 2015

Thursday 19th-Friday 20th March 2015, Newcastle upon Tyne

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The 8th Annual UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference took place on 19th - 20th March 2015 at the Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne. The conference was once again be hosted jointly by the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases and the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign.

Designed to engage neuromuscular clinicians and scientists, the conference showcased the best and latest developments in neuromuscular science, and highlighted their translation into patient benefit.

Key Disease Themes for 2015:

  1. Mitochondrial Disease
  2. Genomic Data
  3. New Targets in Neuromuscular Disease
  4. MRI in Neuromuscular Diseases

Guest Speakers included:

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