Update on Neuromuscular Disorders

5 - 8 May 2015

London, UK

This established paediatric and adult course is now in its eighth year for specialists
with an interest in neuromuscular disease

Course organisers:
Professor Francesco Muntoni and Dr Adnan Manzur
UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital

Professor Mary Reilly and Professor Michael Hanna
MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, UCL Institute of Neurology and UCLH Hospitals Foundation Trust.

Sample course content

  • What’s new in Duchenne muscular dystrophy?
  • Natural history and clinical trials in Duchenne MD
  • The limb girdle muscular dystrophies
  • Optimal assessment and management of respiratory and cardiac complications of neuromuscular diseases
  • Cardiac involvement in neuromuscular disease
  • Congenital myasthenic syndromes
  • Congenital muscular dystrophies
  • Congenital myopathies
  • Spinal muscular atrophy: management, natural history and therapeutic trials
  • Inherited muscle channelopathies
  • The myotonic dystrophies
  • Charcot Marie Tooth
  • Diagnosis of CMT NGS
  • Poem’s syndrome
  • Paraproteinaemic neuropathies
  • Vasculitis
  • Amyloid neuropathies
  • Mitochondrial diseases – a clinical overview
  • FSH
  • Inflammatory muscle diseases
  • Genetic and acquired inclusion body myositis
  • Drug-induced neuropathies
  • Motor neurone diseases
  • Inflammatory demyelinating neuropathies CIDP/MMN
  • CPC

Register online here - deadline 1st May 2015

For further details please contact Jacky Molyneaux

5- 8 MAY 2015
Clinical Neuroscience Lecture Theatre
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
33 Queen Square


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