Prof Rosaline Quinlivan
Prof Rosaline Quinlivan is a Consultant in Neuromuscular Disorders at the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Disease and the Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH),. She obtained a BSc in Psychology before going on to study medicine at University College London (UCL) and completed her post-graduate training in pediatrics at London Teaching Hospitals.
She was the first clinical research fellow in neuromuscular disease at The Evelina Children's Hospital, London. She was awarded an MD by the University of London for her research into the cardiomyopathy of Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy. In 1995, Dr Quinlivan was appointed a consultant in the West Midlands where she became Director of the Wolfson Centre for Inherited Neuromuscular Disease. She moved back to London in 2010 to establish the transition service for adolescents and young adults with neuromuscular disease. She developed the Neuromuscular complex Care Centre, which she now leads, and she is the clinical lead for the nationally commissioned service for McArdle disease and related disorders.
Dr Quinlivan established and leads the UK Adult North Star Network for DMD and is the chair of The British Myology Society. She is joint coordinating editor for the Cochrane Neuromuscular Disease Group.