Respiratory insufficiency in Neuromuscular Diseases

11 January 2024

…TIMESLOT: 11 jan. 2024 16:00 CET

…THEME: Respiratory insufficiency in Neuromuscular Diseases

…PRESENTER: Dr. Maxwell Damian (Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Neurophysiologist, Intensive care expert, NHS, UK)


Maxwell Damian is a Tasmanian-born Neurologist who studied medicine in Germany and the UK, where he is based. He is also accredited in Clinical Neurophysiology and in Intensive Care. His clinical and research focus is in Muscle Disease and Neurocritical Care. He retired from full time work in the NHS as Consultant Neurologist at Cambridge University Hospitals in 2020, and now works part-time in critical care at the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, UK, on multimodal neuroprognostication and remote neuromonitoring. He is a Fellow of the European Academy of Neurology, where he chaired the Neurocritical Care Specialist Panel and of the American Neurocritical Care Society. In the COVID 19 pandemic he collated the World Muscle Society COVID-19 advice and practice parameters publications, and has since been involved in developing telemedicine in care of muscle disease patients. He is co-editor of the textbook “Emergencies in Neuromuscular Disease” (Springer, 2022) and of a further textbook on Neurorespiratory Medicine, in preparation.

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