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UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference 2012

International Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne NE1 4EP

The fifth annual UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference was held successfully on 22nd-23rd March 2012. The conference continues to be jointly hosted with the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign and major themes this year included molecular mechanisms in neuromuscular disease, translational pathways, next generation sequencing and stem cells.

Over two days, the conference was able to showcase a wide range of high quality scientific neuromuscular research from many UK groups, international colleagues and industry partners. Dr Robert C. Griggs of the University of Rochester Medical School delivered the second John Walton lecture.