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MRC Centenary Year 2013 - Centre Open Day
The MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases celebrated the MRC's Centenary on
June 20th. The Centre was thrilled to participate in national celebrations of the MRC Centenary with a specially organised day of events for students from local schools.
Students from UCL Academy, and Channing School were invited to attend a special one day programme.

Annual Mitochondrial Patient Information Day
Saturday 6th July 2013 at Queen Square, London
Please click here to view the programme.

Muscle Study Group Annual Meeting
16-18 September 2013 at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford

MSG 2013 Group Photo

The 2013 meeting was entitled “Novel Molecular Mechanisms of Neuromuscular Disease: Implications for Therapy”, and brought together members of the pharmaceutical industry, NIH and academic researchers.

The programme included four major sessions:
1. Novel Molecular Mechanisms: Implications for Therapy Development - Hereditary Myopathies
2. Overcoming Hurdles of Developing and Performing Clinical Trials
3. Novel Molecular Mechanisms: Implications for Therapy Development - Hereditary Neuropathies
4. Disorders of the NMJ: The View from Oxford

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John Morgan Hughes Memorial
Dr John Morgan-Hughes made outstanding contributions to British and world neurology as an incisive clinician, a rigorous researcher and an inspiring teacher. The John Morgan-Hughes Fellowship has been set up in his memory to support young investigators worldwide undertaking up to one year of training fellowships or other academic activities focused on mitochondrial disease research.

Please click here to view the memorial programme.