Kate Bushby

Professor of Neuromuscular Genetics

Newcastle University

Kate Bushby

Professor Kate Bushby has overseen the expansion of the Newcastle Muscle Centre since 1999 to its position today as a leading international neuromuscular centre. Together with Volker Straub, Katie is joint coordinator of the TREAT-NMD network.

Kate is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the AFM. In the UK she is Deputy Director of the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases at UCL and Newcastle and Clinical Director of the NCG diagnostic and advisory service for rare neuromuscular disorders (limb-girdle muscular dystrophies).