University Hospital Heidelberg

The University Hospital Heidelberg is a reknown international center of expertise in many areas. Patients with neuromuscular disorders are seen in our certified neuromuscular center in all age ranges. Our services cover the whole range from a prenatal consultation to guided birth over childhood and adolescence care in our center for childhood and adolescent medicine to a specialized care in adulthood in our department of neurology. We have implemented a professional transition model within the neuromuscular center. Our main research focus are precision medicine and diagnostics in children and adults with neuromuscular disorders. We conduct several clinical and multicentric studies in our quality controlled and certified clinical trial units .


Group membership

University Hospital Heidelberg 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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