Michela Guglieri, MD, is a board certified Neurologist with a particular interest in paediatric and adult neuromuscular diseases. She is an honorary consultant in Human genetics and has joined the Newcastle muscle Team at the Institute of genetic Medicine in Newcastle upon Tyne in 2006.
Dr Guglieri has been working on the diagnosis and management of paediatric and adult patients with inherited neuromuscular conditions, including DMD/BMD, LGMD, FSHD and SMA.
Since she has joined the Newcastle Team, she has developed a particular interest for translational research and has been involved in several academic and commercial clinical trials for patients with muscle conditions. From this experience she has developed knowledge on drug developement, clinical studies designs and regulatory requirement.
She is the Chief Medical Coordinator of the FOR DMD study, an multicenter international trials of steroids in DMD, funded by the NIH.