Research into muscle disease has a long and proud history at Newcastle which continues today at the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre. Some of our distinguished Alumni are listed below.


Albert J. Aguayo

Neuroscience at McGill University, Montréal, Canada


Amina Chaouch

Greater Manchester Neuroscience Centre


Liesbeth De Waele

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Development and Regeneration, Catholic University of Leuven & University Hospitals Leuven


Patrick Frosk

Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba


Jana Haberlová

Department of Pediatric Neurology University Hospital Motol


Fiona Norwood

King's College Hospital, London


Morten Ritso

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute


Mustafa Salih

College of Medicine, King Saud University


Anna Sarkozy

Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre, Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London


Paul Thornhill

Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University


Maja v.d.Hagen

Child Neurology at the Technische Universtität Dresden, Germany


Matias Wagner

Ludwig-Maximilian Universty


Rawiphan Witoonpanich

Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital


If you have worked in Newcastle as part of our centre in the past and would like to be included in our alumni section please get in touch with us at [email protected]