Join our online Q&A: severe neuromuscular diseases in children
The public are invited to a webinar to ask questions of leading experts about the latest research into severe neuromuscular diseases in children.
The University of Oxford’s Dr Sithara Ramdas and Prof Laurent Servais will answer your questions in an ‘ask the expert’ event on Wednesday 12 July from 7pm to 8pm.
They will invite questions about Duchenne muscular dystrophy, congenital muscular dystrophy, congenital myopathy, inherited neuropathy, limb girdle muscular dystrophy and spinal muscular atrophy.
The event is hosted by the National Institute for Health and Care Research, which supports delivery of research in the NHS, public health and social care and Muscular Dystrophy UK, the UK charity for individuals and families living with muscle-wasting conditions.
Dr Ramdas is a Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Specialised Translational Research Oxford Neuromuscular Group at the Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford and a Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Prof Servais is Professor of Paediatric Neuromuscular Diseases at the MDUK Oxford Neuromuscular Centre at the Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford and an Honorary Consultant at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Asking your questions will be Dr Kate Adcock, Director of Research and Innovation at Muscular Dystrophy UK.
Guests must sign up in advance using this form where they can enter their question. They will also be able to ask their question during the event in the text box provided. Those unable to attend can provide their email address using the above form to be sent a link to a recording of the event.
It will be hosted on video conferencing service Google Meet, which can be accessed through a computer browser or the Google Meet app for devices. For queries contact email@example.com
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