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Maggie Walter, MD

Healthcare Provider
Neuromuscular Department of the LMU
Ziemssenstr. 1
Munich, Germany

Dr. Maggie Walter is Associate Professor of Neurology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich. She has trained as a neurologist at the LMU Munich, and is working at the Friedrich-Baur-Institute, the neuromuscular department of the LMU, in leading position. Furthermore, she graduated with a master degree in management of social and health institutions.

Her main research interests are neuromuscular diseases, mainly muscular dystrophies, myofibrillar myopathies, inflammatory myopathies, spinal muscular atrophy, CMT neuropathies, and clinical trials in neuromuscular patients.

She is coordinator of the German Muscular Dystrophy Network (MD-NET), funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) since 2003, co-coordinator of the German Charcot-Marie-Tooth Network (CMT-NET), BMBF funded since 2016, and member of TREAT-NMD, a European Network of Excellence in the 6th EU frame program for translational research in neuromuscular diseases.


Representative Publications:

Clinical Outcomes in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A Study of 5345 Patients from the TREAT-NMD DMD Global Database

Recent developments in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: facts and numbers

Progressive muscle proteome changes in a clinically relevant pig model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

The TREAT-NMD DMD Global Database: analysis of more than 7,000 Duchenne muscular dystrophy mutations

Efficient and fast functional screening of microdystrophin constructs in vivo and in vitro for therapy of duchenne muscular dystrophy