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WTE: Clinical Fellow Post Mc Ardle disease and related disorders (highly specialised service)

Experience ST5 or above in Neurology or Inherited Metabolic disease

Closing date Friday 1st February 2019

We are pleased to invite applicants for this rare opportunity to apply for a clinical research fellow post in McArdle disease and related disorders. The successful applicant will support the National Highly Specialized Service for McArdle disease and related disorders. The service looks after more than 200 patients from around the UK with rare metabolic muscle conditions. The successful applicant will join a highly specialized multi-disciplinary team including: consultant in neuromuscular disease, clinical nurse specialist, physiotherapist, dietitian, clinical psychologist and exercise physiologist. Patients are assessed with functional exercise tests including cycle ergometry to assess performance and full training in these techniques will be given.

The clinical research will involve prospective natural history audit and deep phenotyping of patients with rare muscle glycogen storage disorders, searching for new genetic causes of acute rhabdomyolysis using NGS panels, whole exome and genome sequencing and co-ordination of clinical trials.

The post would suit a candidate wishing to specialise in neuromuscular or inherited metabolic diseases. The post is for one year in the first instance, but may be renewable to allow completion of a research degree.

To apply please send a CV and letter to the service lead Dr Ros Quinlivan at:

r.quinlivan@ucl.ac.uk