Prof. Dr. Jan Kirschner is paediatric neurologist at the Department of Neuropediatrics and Muscle Disorders at the Medical Center – University of Freiburg. His main clinical and research interest is paediatric neuromuscular diseases. Jan Kirschner is member of the executive committee of TREAT-NMD, and joined coordinator of the German Muscular Dystrophy Network MD-NET. With his team in Freiburg Jan has established the Care and Trial Site Registry (CTSR) containing feasibility information about neuromuscular centres worldwide. He has been involved in planning and conducting several multicentre clinical trials. He coordinated the EU-funded CARE-NMD network to evaluate care for patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Germany.