A good turn out and some great speakers meant the National
Council AGM (April 19) was a success.
Guest speaker, Larry Stern, Professor of Neurology at Arizona
University, gave an update on research into treatments for
Neuromuscular Conditions with an overview of the developments in
the areas Gene Therapy and Stem cell- mediated therapies. He
is hopeful that several therapies for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
will be approved by the FDA within the next 6 months and that there
are other treatments for other neurological conditions in the
Keep an eye out for the next edition of In Touch for a full
write up on Larry's talk.