Professor Volker Straub leads the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre and holds joint appointments between Newcastle University and the NHS. Professor Straub’s time is split between research and clinical commitments, with a focus on neuromuscular disease, and provides leadership across the five strands of the centre.
Professor Straub has recently been joined by Professor Jordi Díaz-Manera who is working as Professor of Neuromuscular Disorders and as Honorary Consultant Clinical Geneticist with the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Dr Chiara Marini Bettolo
Networks & collaboration
In addition, important supporting activities are coordinated by the following
Finance & human resources