Professors Kate Bushby, Hanns Lochmüller, Volker Straub and Rita Horvath lead the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre and hold joint appointments between Newcastle University and the NHS. With over 160 publications in the last three years, their time is split between research and clinical commitments, with a focus on neuromuscular disease, and they provide leadership across the five strands of the centre.
The following colleagues represent each of the strands of activity in the Centre:
Clinical care: Dr Chiara Marini Bettolo
Diagnostics: Dr Rita Barresi
Clinical research: Dr Michela Guglieri
Networks & collaboration: Emma Heslop