Neuromuscular Information and Research Day 2018


The seminar held at the Figtree Convention Centre on Saturday 10 November 2018. It was attended by a large audience and was enjoyed by all. You can watch all of the 6 talks below.

Sam Bryen presented on ‘Making sense of splice variants in neuromuscular disorders’. Sam is the current MDNSW PhD Scholar.

Rachel Lindeback presented on ‘Food, Fabulous Food!’. Rachel is a Senior Paediatric Dietitian, Sydney Children’s Hospital.

Fabienne Edema-Hildebrand presented on ‘Transition Care, let’s make the transition to adult health care as smooth as possible’. Fabienne is a Clinical Nurse Specialist Neurology, Royal North Shore Hospital.

Dr Michelle Farrar presented on ‘Lesson learned from SMA – what happens when a clinical trial works!’ Michelle is a Paediatric Neurologist and Director of Neuromuscular Services, Sydney Children’s Hospital.

Helena Young presented on ‘NDIS – Challenges & opportunities for people with muscle diseases’. Helena is an Occupational Therapist – Neuromuscular Team, Children’s Hospital Westmead.

Julie Duong & Kristie McCarthy chaired a panel discussion on the topic of ‘How to get the best from your NDIS funding, and your chance to share your experiences of the NDIS’.