Our research programmes include basic discovery science to understand the biology of muscle and nerve function and translational research aimed at developing therapies to improve the lives of patients.
Our discovery science is supported by research funding from the MRC and the Wellcome Trust.
Our translational research is funded through a major MRC Centre grant which supports a range of key activities that enable us to translate science into trials and new treatments.
The centre has established clinical and research links with other neuromuscular research
groups and patient organisations throughout the UK including Muscular Dystrophy UK. The centre works with the very large adult and child neuromuscular disease patient body cared for at: