Nathalie Goemans is a paediatrician and child neurologist, with certification in rehabilitation medicine, She is staff member at the University Hospitals Leuven, currently as head of clinic and has an academic position at the University of Leuven, Belgium.
She developed a pediatric neuromuscular program within the department of child neurology and is responsible for the traineeship in motor rehabilitation within the department of pediatrics. She has a particular interest in the multidisciplinary aspects and the dissemination of standards of care . She has experience in clinical research and is actively involved in national and international research networks.
She is vice chair of the TGDOC within TREAT- NMD and an executive board member of the World Muscle Society. Her current research activities involve translational and clinical research in various neuromuscular disorders, the development of new therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophies and Spinal Muscular Atrophies and the research and development of outcome measures to assess interventions in these diseases