Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases



Biomaterials to promote nerve regeneration: towards clinical trials

Dr Angelo Quattrini
San Raffaele Hospital Scientific Institute, Milan
5th December, Queen Square

Why do peripheral nerves regenerate?

Professor Rhona Mirsky
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University College London
7th November, Queen Square

Open issues in multifocal motor neuropathy

Professor Eduardo Nobile
Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Milan
3rd October, Queen Square

A twenty year perspective on the limb-girdle muscular dystrophies

Professor Kate Bushby
Institute of Human Genetics, University of Newcastle
5th September, Queen Square

Enhancing muscle regeneration

Professor Nadia Rosenthal
European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Monterotondo, Italy
4th July, Queen Square

The nuclear envelope, master and commander of the cell

Dr Iakowos Karakesisoglou
School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Durham
28th June, Institute of Human Genetics, Newcastle University

Distal Myopathies - increasing number of genetic entities

Professor Bjarne Udd
Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki
13th June, Queen Square

Unravelling the complexity of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD)

Professor Jane Hewitt
Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham
9thMay, Queen Square

Prognostic factors and treatment of GBS and CIDP

Professor Pieter van Doorn
Polikliniek Neurologie, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam
4th April, Queen Square

Immunobiology of Muscle

Professor Heinz Wiendl
University of Munster
5th April
Institute of Human Genetics, Newcastle University

Core myopathies, etiology, pathogenesis and diagnosis of the most common congenital myopathy variants

Professor Francesco Muntoni
University College London
8th February
Institute of Human Genetics, Newcastle University 

Of fish and men, translational research in FKRP-deficiency

Professor Volker Straub
Institute of Human Genetics, University of Newcastle
1st March, Queen Square
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RNA-based therapy for neuromuscular disease

Prof Matthew Wood
Oxford University
15th March, Institute of Human Genetics, Newcastle University

An update on Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease in childhood

Professor Robert Ouvrier
Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney
1st February, Queen Square

Splicing modulation by AONs in dystrophinopathies: improving efficacy and efficiency by novel delivering nanomaterials

Prof Alessandra Ferlini
University of Ferrara

Tuesday 25th January, Newcastle University

The role of mTOR signaling in muscle during development, growth and aging

Professor Markus Ruegg
Biocentre, University of Basel
18th January, Newcastle University