Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases


International Centres visit UCL for MRC Global Centre planning workshop

9 January 2018

A 2 day international PI strategic award planning workshop was held in the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases at the UCL Institute of Neurology, on 9th and 10th October 2017.

Global Centre planning workshop attendees PIs from all international partner sites attended.

Main photo, l-r: Rita Horvath, Rob Pitceathly, Henry Houlden, Berch Griggs (USA), Thomas Voit, Volker Straub, Wilson Marques Jr (Brazil), K Thangaraj (India), Yavuz Oktay (Turkey), Mike Hanna, David Bearden (Zambia), Francois van der Westhuiven (South Africa), Mary Reilly, Francesco Muntoni and Patrick Chinnery.

This workshop included detailed analysis of local clinical and genetic capabilities in each partner site, a detailed session on devising and sustaining the training and fellowship programme, and technical tours of UCL genetic labs and infrastructure.

Visit to Henry Houlden's genetics lab

Visit to Professor Henry Houlden's genetics lab at the Institute of Neurology.

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