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Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases

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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 Jatin Pattni
Psychologist
Charlotte Ellerton 
Dietician
Dr. Richard Godfrey
Sports Scientists
Maria Patasin Clinical Nurse Specialist
Sherryl Chatfield 
Physiotherapist
Yasmin Begum
HSS McArdle Manager

Diagnostic services are provided by:

Dr Mary Anne Preece - Birmingham Children's Hospital 
R50X/G205S hot spot testing
Dr Richard Kirk - Sheffield Children's Hospital
Gene sequencing
Professor Simon Heales (GOSH)
Muscle biochemistry
Dr Ashirwad Merve
Muscle 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.