Merrilee Needham

Coote D, Davis MR, Cabrera M, Needham M, Laing NG, Nowak KJ. Clinical Utility Gene Card for: Becker muscular dystrophy. Eur J Hum Genet. 2018; 26(7):1065-1071. doi: 10.1038/s41431-017-0064-4.

Advances in inclusion body myositis: genetics, pathogenesis and clinical aspects Needham M, Mastaglia F Expert Opinion on Orphan Drugs, Volume 5, Issue 5, 4 May 2017, Pages 431-443 [Scimago – Quartile, Q2; Rank, 14,070]

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Prevalence Studies of Sporadic Inclusion Body Myositis Callan, A., Capkun, G., Vasanthaprasad, V., Freitas, R., Needham, M Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases 4(2), pp. 127-137, 2017 [Scimago – Quartile, Q2; Rank, 6,261]

Ghaoui, R., Palmio, J., Brewer, J., Lek, M., Needham, M., Evilä, A., Hackman, P., Jonson, P.H., Penttilä, S., Vihola, A., Huovinen, S., Lindfors, M., Davis, R.L., Waddell, L., Kaur, S., Yiannikas, C., North, K., Clarke, N., Macarthur, D.G., Sue, C.M., Udd, B. 2016, ‘Mutations in HSPB8 causing a new phenotype of distal myopathy and motor neuropathy’, Neurology, 86, 4, pp. 391-398. Detail

Ghaoui, R., Cooper, S.T., Lek, M., Jones, K., Corbett, A., Reddel, S.W., Needham, M., Liang, C., Waddell, L.B., Nicholson, G., O’Grady, G., Kaur, S., Ong, R., Davis, M., Sue, C.M., Laing, N.G., North, K.N., MacArthur, D.G., Clarke, N.F. 2015, ‘Use of whole-exome sequencing for diagnosis of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy: Outcomes and lessons learned’, JAMA Neurology, 72, 12, pp. 1424-1432. Detail

Leonard Cox Award 2015 (ANZAN) for contribution to neurosciences

Lloyd, T.E., Mammen, A.L., Amato, A.A., Weiss, M.D., Needham, M., Greenberg, S.A. 2014, ‘Evaluation and construction of diagnostic criteria for inclusion body myositis’, Neurology, 83, 5, pp. 426-433. Detail

Rodríguez Cruz, P.M., Needham, M., Hollingsworth, P.N., Mastaglia, F.L., Hillman, D.R. 2014, ‘Sleep disordered breathing and subclinical impairment of respiratory function are common in sporadic inclusion body myositis’, Neuromuscular Disorders, 24, 12, pp. 1036-1041. Detail