Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases


New Sister Centre Partnership with The University of Iowa

1 June 2013

The University of Iowa Department of Neurology is celebrating the recent expansion of its Neuromuscular Division and the new sister centre partnership with the National Hospital, Queen Square, London, with an exciting symposium focusing on the diagnosis, management, and therapies of genetic diseases of nerve and muscle.

Prof Hanna, the MRC Centre Director gave a guest lecture at its inaugural event, and has been awarded the honour of Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Neurology.

Mike Hanna receiving his Professorship with Prof George Richerson, Chairman of Neurology (left) and Prof Mike Shy, Head of the Neuromuscular Programme (right).

Click here to view the symposium programme.

Collaborative research programmes in neuropathy and MRI biomarkers have commenced between the MRC Centre and the Iowa neuromuscular programme  http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/neurology/research/