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The MDUK Oxford Neuromuscular Centre (ONMC) will host its 1st Annual Meeting on February 12th 2020. The meeting will take place at St Anne’s College, Oxford, will run from approximately 8h40 – 17h00 and is open to all research group members of the Centre.

The meeting will focus on research across the different groups within the Centre, the build-up of the Centre and related plans and will provide a platform to network amongst our colleagues. The day will include scientific talks from Centre PIs, young researchers, and an external speaker as well as a poster session and discussion panel on the development of the Centre.

Attendees will include researchers, clinicians and other health professionals from within the Centre network as well as representatives from MDUK and an international panel of experts who will sit on the MDUK ONMC's advisory board.

Registration

Registration is required.  Please register here.

Registration deadline: January 31st 2020

Abstract Submission

To submit an abstract, please email Dr Nicole Le Grand at: nicole.legrand@paediatrics.ox.ac.uk

Abstract submission deadline: January 24th, 2020

Poster prizes will be awarded at the end of the meeting day.

Programme

Draft Programme for the MDUK Oxford Neuromuscular Centre Annual Meeting

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020, 9h00 – 17h00

St Anne’s College, Oxford

 

8h40

-

9h00

 

Registration Desk, Tea & Coffee

9h00

-

9h40

 

Session 1: Welcome & Year in Review

Welcome – Matthew Wood & Kate Adcock

Overview of Year 1 – Matthew Wood & Nicole Le Grand

9h40

-

10h30

 

Session 2: Key Note Speaker – Carsten Bonnemann

10h30

-

11h00

 

Tea & Coffee Break

11h00

-

12h20

 

Session 3: Young Investigators Talks

Richard Webster (Congenital Myasthenia)

Elizabeth Gray (ALS)

Alex Clark (Peripheral Neuropathies)

Sukrat Arya  (SMA)

12h20

-

13h20

 

Seated Lunch

13h20

-

14h40

 

Session 3: Principal Investigators Talks

Yin Dong (Congenital Myasthenia)

Carlo Rinaldi (SBMA)

Victoria Nesbitt (Mitochondrial Diseases)

Angela Russel (Duchenne)

14h40

-

15h40

 

Poster Session w/ Tea & Coffee

15h40

-

16h40

 

Session 5: Panel Discussion – “How to develop the Centre”

Panel members: Laurent Servais, Carsten Bonnemann, Nathalie Goemans, Kevin Talbot

16h40

-

17h00

 

Closing Session

Session wrap-up, Poster prizes