Rita Horvath

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Rita Horvath is a clinical academic who was trained as a neurologist in Budapest, Hungary. She started laboratory research in Professor Eric Shoubridge`s laboratory at the Montreal Neurological Institute and completed her PhD on mitochondrial disease. She has been working in mitochondrial diagnostic and research in Munich before 2007, when she was appointed as Lecturer in the Mitochondrial Research Group at Newcastle University. She has established her own research group on mitochondrial translation deficiencies and obtained substantial funding from the MRC and ERC. Rita has been promoted to Professor of Neurogenetics in 2013. As a clinician, she developed a new service in Newcastle and follow up a large number of patients with inherited peripheral neuropathies (Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, CMT), which is a base for expanding research activities. The main focus of her research is to identify the molecular basis of disease with the aim of developing treatments for patients with rare inherited neurological conditions, such as mitochondrial disease and CMT.

Rita's Network Involvement

Rita is involved in these different areas of the network...
Mitochondrial Diseases Member of Network Executive Committee

Presentations

Mitochondrial Diseases
Presented on – 29 November 2017
Meeting – EURO-NMD 1st Annual Meeting
Location – Münsterplatz 24, 79098, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

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