CHU Porto

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The center includes two main groups: 1) a Multidisciplinary Neuromuscular Unit, with Paediatric and Adult Neuromuscular Disorders Clinic and all specialities involved in the clinical care of neuromuscular patients, as well as Neurophysiology, Neuropathology, Neuroradiology and Molecular Genetics departments for diagnosis; 2) a Multidisciplinary Outpatient Clinic dedicated to ATTRv amyloidosis for diagnosis, treatment and care of these specific patients.

HCP representation

Dr Manuela Almeida Santos

Consultant of Pediatric Neurology and Coordinator of the Neuromuscular Multidisciplinary Pediatric Team CHU Porto.


Group membership

CHU Porto participates in the following groups…

Specialised Groups

Muscle diseases
Peripheral Nerve Disease
Motor Neuron Disease
Neuromuscular Junction Defects
Mitochondrial Diseases

Cross Cutting Specialised Groups

Neuromuscular Imaging
Neuromuscular Pathology

The ERNs are co-funded by the
European Union (Health Programme and CEF)

EU Commission

“EURO-NMD is one of the 24 European Reference Networks (ERNs) approved by the ERN Board of Member States. The ERNs are co-funded by the European Union (Health Programme and CEF).
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