Francesco Muntoni

Director of The Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre

University College London

Francesco Muntoni

Francesco Muntoni (Professor in Pediatric Neurology, FRCPCH, FMedSci): Director of the Unit with oversight of both clinical and research activities. Key National and International contacts; 230 publications. Fields of research: genetic basis of muscular dystrophies; antisense oligonucleotides (PI on a Department of Health funded phase 1 trial in DMD); trials he has also taken a significant role in the scientific activities of the European Neuromuscular Centre (ENMC), with participation to 38 international workshops over the last 13 years, of which he organised 9. He is chairman of the ENMC Congenital muscular dystrophy Consortium. Since 2000 he has been invited for lectures or Keynote addresses to 39 International Conferences, including all major International events. He has been one of the coordinating units for the EU FP5 (GENRE, as part of the Myocluster project).


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