British Myology Society

The British Myology Society is a multidisciplinary professional body of experts that aims to promote clinical practice, education and clinical trials in relation to muscle disease, myasthenia gravis and spinal muscular atrophy.




Mike Hanna Mike Hanna

Professor Michael G Hanna is a Consultant Neurologist and is also Clinical Director of the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, part of UCLH NHS Foundation Trust.

He has a longstanding clinical and research interest in muscle diseases and is head of the Queen Square muscle disease clinical service. He is Director of the London-Newcastle MRC Centre for translational research in neuromuscular diseases-the central mission of the MRC Centre is to work closely with clinical and scientific colleagues across UCL and Newcastle to add value to basic science programmes and catalyse the pipeline from discovery to treatment. The centre has established new core activities to overcome gaps in translation, including a neuromuscular clinical trials centre, an animal model unit, a UK muscle cell-line biobank, an outcome measure activity which includes neuromuscular MRI and a translational research PhD programme.

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