Introduction to Clinical Trials

1 July 2021


Summer School Webinar in collaboration with Treat-NMD

This webinar will cover the features of Clinical Trials, in particular the ones for Rare Diseases. Setting up Clinical Trials to populations with specific diseases of low prevalence is a skill of the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Centre and Dr Guglieri has a vast experience running Clinical Trials and coordinating a team of healthcare providers, project managers and researchers with diverse skills to deliver the results that patients require to improve their care.

Michela Guglieri,  is a Senior Clinical Lecturer and Consultant Neurologist at Newcastle University and Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Michela has a specific interest in care, management and translational research in inherited neuromuscular disorders. Michela has been involved in several clinical trials in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and other neuromuscular disorders and is study chair for two large international trials in DMD.

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