8th UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference

Thursday 19th-Friday 20th March 2015, Newcastle upon Tyne
The 8th Annual UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference will take place on the 19th and 20th March 2015 at the Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne. The conference will once again be hosted jointly by the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases and the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign. 

Designed to engage neuromuscular clinicians and scientists, this conference showcases the best and latest developments in neuromuscular science, and highlights their translation into patient benefit.

Key Disease Themes for 2015:
 Mitochondrial Disease
 Genomic Data
 New Targets in Neuromuscular Disease
 MRI in Neuromuscular Diseases

Guest Speakers to include:
Prof. Massimo Zeviani, Prof. Stephan Zuchner, Prof. Alan Beggs, Prof. Rob Taylor, Prof. Hanns Lochmuller, Prof. Carsten Bonnemann, Prof. Lawrence Wrabetz, Prof. Rita Horvath, Dr. Cristina Csimma, Dr Giorgio Tasca, Prof. Bruce Damon, Prof. Michio Hirano

Abstract Submission:
Abstracts for posters and platform presentations are invited on the themes above, or on any other aspect of neuromuscular disease research.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: Friday 16th January 2015 at 5pm

Further information can be found by clicking on the links below: 

Draft Programme
Abstract Submission Guidelines
Information Pack
Conference Flyer

How to register:

Please click here to access the online registration page

The Registration fee of £250 includes a Gala Dinner.

Please contact Christine Oldfield, MRC Centre Senior Administrator, with any queries cnmd.contact@ucl.ac.uk

External Events

The British Neuroscience Association’s Festival of Neuroscience will take place in Edinburgh, 12-15 April, 2015.  It brings together neuroscientists, neurologists, psychologists, psychiatrists, as well as physiologists, pharmacologists and many others.