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ANN scientific meeting July 18th 2017

ANN Scientific Meeting, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Tuesday 18 July 2017         Register Here   Program Outline BREAKFAST SESSION [Chair: Joshua Burns] 8:00 – 9:00 am           Allied Health & Nursing Alliance (AHNA members) 8:30 am                      Registration / Tea and coffee 9.15 am                       Welcome [Kathryn North and Joshua Burns] SESSION […]

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Cost-effectiveness of massively parallel sequencing for diagnosis of paediatric muscle diseases

This study demonstrates the cost-effectiveness of investigation using massively parallel sequencing technologies in paediatric muscle disease. The findings emphasise the value of implementing these technologies in clinical practice, with particular application for diagnosis of Mendelian diseases, and provide evidence crucial for government subsidy and equitable access. Please click for the full paper  

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Early Access Program for Nusinersen

Early Access Program for Nusinersen   There has been a lot of activity in the clinical trial space for the treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) over the last two years, and Nusinersen, has been identified as the first effective drug to treat SMA Type 1.   Developed in California, Nusinersen (know in the USA […]

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CMT Gene Explorer now available!

Professor Joshua Burns, Dr Manoj Menezes and the Centre of Research Excellence in Neuromuscular Disorders have just released a new app for early career neurologists, medical trainees and clinicians looking to further understand the genetic basis of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT).

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