UPDATE IN NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS - Virtual paediatric and adult neuromuscular course

This is a 2-day virtual clinical course on childhood and adult neuromuscular disorders covering a range of disorders including Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy (DMD) and other muscular dystrophies, spinal muscular atrophy, (SMA), neuropathies, myopathies, channelopathies and mitochondrial disorders. This year there will be a particular emphasis on transitional diseases i.e. diseases which start in childhood but need to be managed throughout life including DMD and SMA. Recent advances in therapies for these conditions will be covered. This 2-day course is designed for paediatric and adult specialists with an interest in neuromuscular diseases.

Course organisers:

  • Professor Mary Reilly and Professor Michael Hanna
    MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology and UCLH Hospitals Foundation Trust
  • Professor Francesco Muntoni and Dr Adnan Manzur
    UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital

On-line registration: https://onlinestore.ucl.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/faculty-of-brain-sciences-c07/dept-of-neuromuscular-diseases-f85/f85-neuromuscular-update-meeting-2021

Costs for 2021
Consultants/pharma rates £50
Trainee/ Allied health professionals rate (UK) £25

Course co-ordinator Jacky Bauer j.bauer@ucl.ac.uk
0044 203 448 8111

RCP and RCPCH CPD approval will be applied for

This meeting is sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme. The company has had no input into the content or agenda of this meeting. As part of the sponsorship, slides supplied by Sanofi will be shown during the breaks.

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