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Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases

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Meet The Team

Our service is led by consultant Dr. Ros Quinlivan who has trained as both an adult and paediatric specialist in muscle disease. 

The team includes:

Dr Matt PartonConsultant Neurologist
Dr Ezgi Arikan Clinical Research Fellow
Dr Jatin PattniPsychologist
Margaret Macrae / Charlotte Ellerton Dietician
Dr. Richard GodfreySports Scientists
Maria PatasinClinical Nurse Specialist
Peter FinniganPhysiotherapist
Yasmin BegumHSS McArdle Manager

Diagnostic services are provided by:

Dr Carol Hardy - Birmingham Children's Hospital R50X/G205S hot spot testing
Dr Ralph Wigley (GOSH)Gene sequencing
Professor Simon Heales (GOSH)Muscle biochemistry
Dr Ashirwad MerveMuscle pathology

Contact with the patient support group is led by Mr Andrew Wakelin, from the Association for Glycogen Storage Disease UK (AGSD), during clinics.

Please contact Yasmin Begum for more information.

A Patient Advisory Panel also meets twice per year to inform and advise the medical team by drawing from their own experiences as people living with a glycogen storage disorder.