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Dr Pedro Machado wins first prize for sporadic inclusion body myositis work

During the Rare Diseases Translational Research Collaboration Research Symposium, 21 posters were submitted of significant quality.

Congratulations to Dr Pedro Machado who was the eventual winner with his poster of a natural history study of sporadic inclusion body myositis – an observational longitudinal study.

Dr Emma Matthews was awarded third prize, for her poster on genetic dysfunction of the skeletal muscle voltage gated sodium channel linked to sudden infant death syndrome.

There was a further award for Dr Matthews – her poster was voted the best by the patient panel for recognising the importance of communicating to patients and their families.

To read the whole article, please go to the DTRC website.