Meet the Clinical Research Strand

The John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre is structured around four important strands of activity – clinical care & diagnostics, clinical research, basic research and networking & collaborations – but all are strongly interlinked and the work across these teams is key to our success and impact in the neuromuscular field.

Adam Scadeng

Charge Nurse

Clinical Research

Amanda Newport

Clinical Trials Coordinator

Clinical Research

Avneet Sandhu

Assistant Psychologist

Clinical Care
Clinical Research

Carla Bolaño Diaz

Clinical Research Associate

Clinical Care
Clinical Research

Chiara Marini Bettolo

Consultant Neurologist

Clinical Care
Clinical Research
Networking

Chloe Geagan

Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Care
Clinical Research

Claire Wood

NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer

Clinical Care
Clinical Research

Dan Riseborough

Clinical Trial Coordinator

Clinical Research

Doaa Salman

Clinical Research Associate

Clinical Research

Donna McEvoy

Clinical Trials Practitioner

Clinical Research

Elena Karkkainen

Data Manager

Clinical Research

Ellie Drummond

Clinical Trial Coordinator

Clinical Research

Emma Grover

Physiotherapist

Clinical Care
Clinical Research

Emma Robinson

Physiotherapist

Clinical Care
Clinical Research

Georgina Boyle

Clinical Trial Coordinator

Clinical Research

Giorgio Tasca

Clinical Professor of Neuromuscular Science

Basic Research
Clinical Care
Clinical Research

Goknur Kocak

Clinical Research Assistant

Clinical Research

Gopi Veeranki

Project Assistant

Clinical Research

Grecia Alvarez Hernandez

Project Assistant

Clinical Research

Heather Hilsden

Jain Foundation Project Manager

Clinical Research

Helen Devin

NUAcT Clinical Research Fellow

Clinical Research

Holly Borland

Administration Support

Networking
Clinical Research

Jamie Mitchell

Data Manager

Clinical Research

Jayne Banks

Senior Research Nurse

Clinical Research

Jennifer Bainbridge

Clinical Research Nurse

Clinical Research

Jess Page

SMA Dataset Project Coordinator

Clinical Research

John Davis

Research Team Lead (NHS)

Clinical Research

Jonny Richardson

Operations Coordinator

Clinical Research

Jordi Díaz Manera

Professor of Neuromuscular Disease

Basic Research
Clinical Research
Clinical Care

Karen Suetterlin

NIHR Clinical Lecturer

Clinical Research
Clinical Care
Basic Research

Kathryn Hunt

Research Nurse

Clinical Research

Katie McConville

Study Support Assistant

Clinical Research

Laura Behar

Research Nurse

Clinical Research

Maha Elseed

Locum Consultant

Clinical Research

Maria Robinson

Clinical Research Nurse

Clinical Research

Marianela Schiava

Clinical Research Associate

Clinical Care
Clinical Research

Meredith James

Clinical Specialist Research Physiotherapist

Clinical Care
Clinical Research

Michael Keogh

Senior Clinical Fellow & Honorary Consultant Neurologist

Clinical Care
Clinical Research

Michela Guglieri

Professor of Neuromuscular Disorders

Clinical Research
Clinical Care
Networking

Nicola McLarty

Research Nurse

Clinical Research

Pietro Riguzzi

Clinical Research Associate

Clinical Research

Robert Muni Lofra

Consultant Physiotherapist

Clinical Care
Clinical Research

Sara Wilkinson

Research Nurse

Clinical Research

Sonia Segovia

Project Manager

Clinical Research

Tiago Bernardino Gomes

Academic Clinical Fellow

Basic Research
Clinical Research

Tracey Jankowski

Clinical Trials Associate

Clinical Research

Ursula Moore

Clinical Research Associate

Clinical Care
Clinical Research

Volker Straub

Harold Macmillan Professor of Medicine

Basic Research
Clinical Care
Clinical Research
Networking