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Meetings // UK NTR Conference

The UK Neuromuscular Translational Research (UK NTR) Conference was held in London for two days. This large conference hosted jointly by the MRC Centre and the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign centres mainly on the Neurology field and Inclusion Body Myositis featured in many talks and poster presentations. Much of the work by Professor Mike Hanna's Queen Square Team was on display, including studies into the effects of aerobic training, physical activity, identification of disease susceptibility genes, international IBM consortium genetic studies, natural history of IBM, Arimoclomol treatment trials, and magnetic resonance imaging. Irene and Les Oakley represented Myositis UK with a manned charity stall. The next conference will be in 2015.

» UK NTR Conference website

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