Below is a list of physicians or clinics familiar with GNE Myopathy*


McMaster University Health Centre in Hamilton, Ontario in Canada.
Contact: Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky


First Teaching Hospital of Beijing University, Beijing
Contact: Dr. Wang Zhaoxia


National Health and Medical Research Institute.
Contact: Dr. Nicolas Levy, Marseille,

Centre de Réfénce Neuromosculaire GNMH Hôpital Marin – APHP.
Contact: Dr. J. Andoni Urtizberea, Hendaye


Fredrich Bauer Institute, Laboratory for Molecular Myology, Munich.
Contact: Dr. Sabine Krause


Department of Neurosciences, AIIMS, New Delhi

NIMHANS, Bangalore, India
Contact: Prof. A. Nalini, Head Department of Neurology,

Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai.
Contact: Satish Khadilkar – Phone +91(022) 22072489, 24142855


Dr. Hossein Khademian, Tehran. Via UCLA


Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem.
Contact: Dr. Stella Mitrani-Rosenbaum,


Catholic University, Rome
Contact: Dr. Massimiliano Mirabella and Dr. Aldobrando Broccolini

Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta
Contact: Dr. Barbara Pasanisi


National Center for Neurology and Psychiatry,Tokyo.
Contact: Dr. Ichizo Nishino,


Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan.
Contact: Dr.Dae-Seong Kim
Contact: Dr. Jin-Hong Shin

Gangnam Severance Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
Contact: Dr. Young-Chu,


Centro Hospitalar de São João Alameda
Prof. Hernâni Monteiro 34, 4200 – 319 Porto Portugal,
Contact: Goreti Nadais

Saudi Arabia

Dr. Alshehri Ali, King Abdulaziz Medical City
Dr. Mohammed Al Jumah
Dr. Edward J. Cupler, Consultant at KFSHRC-Jeddah


National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore.
Contact: Dr. Umapathi


Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Contact: Dr. Wen-Chen Liang,

The Netherlands

Academisch Medisch Centrum, the Netherlands.
Contact: Professor de Visser: 020 – 566 – 3442.

Dr. Christiaan Saris, Radboudumc, Nijmegen, the Netherlands


Antakya Esentepe 4 Nolu Aile Sağlığı Merkezi
Antakya/ Hatay / Türkiye
Office phone: 0326 214 13 45
Cell phone : 0 505 374 90 29
Assoc. Prof. M. Genetics
Intergen Genetics Center
Mustafa Kemal Mh.
2119 sok. No:5 / Ankara
Phone:+90 312 428 48 14
Fax :+90 312 428 26 93

United Kingdom

John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Contact: Dr. Oksana Pogoryelova

Myotonic Dystrophy
Contact: David.Hilton-Jones

Ivory Coast

Dr Yaya A. Kamissoko, MD-PhD

Laboratoire d’Anatomie et Organogénèse

UFR Sciences Médicales ďAbidjan


Médecin Myologue Généticien-MPR

United States of America

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda MD (Washington DC Metropolitan Area)
Contact: Dr. William A. Gahl

University of Mass. Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA
Contact: Dr. Lawrence J. Hayward, MD, PhD, Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine
Telephone: 508-334-2527

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Contact: Dr. Anthony Amato
Telephone: (617) 732-8046

University of California (UCLA), Los Angeles, California
Contact: Dr. P. Shieh, Clinical Neurology
Telephone: (310) 794-1195
Contact: Genetic Counselor Barbara Crandall
Telephone: (310) 825- 0109

Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
Contact: Dr. Andreas Kogelnik
Telephone: (650) 723-6661

University of California Irvine, Irvine, California
Contact: Dr. Tahseen Mozaffar
Telephone: (714) 456-2332

*This list of physicians familiar with GNE Myopathy is made available by NDF as an informational resource.  Inclusion in this list is not an endorsement or a warranty of the doctors and medical professionals or the care they provide.