Professor Monique Ryan
Professor Monique Ryan is Director of the Neurology Department of the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne Australia, where she is also head of the neuromuscular clinical research program and multidisciplinary Neuromuscular Clinic. This clinic oversees the care of more than 400 children with a variety of neuromuscular disorders. Prof. Ryan’s research interests include natural history studies and clinical trials of new therapies for myopathies, muscular dystrophies, neuropathies and spinal muscular atrophy. Her group has been involved with more than 20 national and international therapeutic trials for DMD, CMT, FA, AT and SMA. She has written numerous peer-reviewed publications, many in highly-ranked journals, and was a co-author of Neuromuscular Disorders of Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence (2nd edition). Professor Ryan is a member of the TREAT-NMD extended Therapeutics Advisory Committee, a senior member of several international neuromuscular research consortia, and member of the Cooperative international Neuromuscular Research Group (CINRG)’s executive committee.