Dr Ros Quinlivan

Consultant in Neuromuscular Disorders

Ros Quinlivan obtained a BSc in Psychology before going onto to study medicine at UCL. Her post-graduate training was in Paediatrics at London Teaching Hospitals. She was the first clinical Research fellow in Neuromuscular disease at Guy's Hospital, working across paediatric and adult specialties. She was awarded an MD by the University of London for her research into the cardiomyopathy of Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy. She was appointed a consultant in 1995 in the West Midlands, where she was Director of the Wolfson Centre For Inherited Neuromuscular Disease. She moved to UCLH in 2010, where she leads the transition service for adolescents and young adults with Neuromuscular Disease at GOSH and Queen Square and is clinical lead for the nationally commissioned service for McArdle disease and related disorders. She is joint co-ordinating editor for the Cochrane Neuromuscular Disease Group.