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Rosaline Quinlivan, BSc (Hons), MBBS, DCH, FRCPCH, FRCP, MD

Healthcare Provider
Clinical Lead for McArdle Disease and Related Glycolytic Muscle Disorders
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Children NHS Foundation Trust
Great Ormond Street
London, United Kingdom

Dr. Rosaline Quinlivan is the clinical lead for the nationally commissioned service for ‘McArdle disease and related disorders’ and she leads for Transition at the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). It is an international centre of excellence in child healthcare. The hospital has been dedicated to children’s healthcare and to finding new and better ways to treat childhood illnesses.

Dr. Rosaline Quinlivan was previously director of the Wolfson Centre for Neuromuscular Disease in Oswestry and led the muscle service at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. She has a joint appointment with the Centre for Neuromuscular Disease and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square.

She received her undergraduate training from University College London. Her postgraduate training is from London Teaching Hospitals including UCLH, Royal London, and St Barts and Evelina Childrens Hospital (Guy’s and St Thomas’).

Dr. Quinlivan’s clinical specialties include McArdle disease and related glycolytic muscle disorders; genetically inherited neuromuscular disorders such as muscular dystrophy, congenital myopathy, SMA, myotonic disorders and hereditary neuropathies. She is associated with the Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre (DNC) at GOSH. It is a leading clinical and research centre specializing in neuromuscular disorders affecting children.


Representative Publications:

Interventions to prevent and treat corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis and prevent osteoporotic fractures in Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Ataluren treatment of patients with nonsense mutation dystrophinopathy

Calcium antagonists for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Infantile-onset LMNA-associated Muscular Dystrophy Mimicking Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy