New RD-Connect Project manager
As of January 2017 Emma Heslop has left the role of RD-Connect project manager to move onto a new role within the team in Newcastle. Libby Wood is now in post as Emma’s replacement. The whole RD-Connect consortium is grateful for the hard work and time Emma has given to the project and wish her well in her new role. Emma can still be contacted at the same email address.
Libby studied Molecular Biology (Bsc) at Manchester University and has been working within the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre at Newcastle University since 2012. Working closely with the TREAT-NMD network, she has been responsible for the coordination and management of patient registries for rare inherited neuromuscular conditions, she has also been involved in the communication, coordination and management of national and international clinical research studies.
Within RD-Connect, Libby will be responsible for leading the strategic development and delivery of the project to ensure the deliverables and objectives are achieved.