Bushby, Professor Kate

Professor Kate BushbyProfessor of Neuromuscular Genetics

  • Professor of Neuromuscular Genetics
  • Tel: 0191 241 8757
  • GMC Code: 3168642
  • Qualifications: MBChB, MSc, MD, FRCP
  • Special Interests

    Inherited Neuromuscular Diseases

  • Biography

    My medical training was in Dundee and I did my basic medical training in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Since 1989 I have worked in Newcastle training in Genetics with a specific clinical and research interest in inherited neuromuscular diseases.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base

    Institute of Genetic Medicine
    International Centre for Life
    Central Parkway
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE1 3BZ

  • Clinics Provided

    New patient and national referral clinic (NCG)  - weekly
    Adult muscle clinic - approx. weekly
    Others: myotonic dystrophy, congenital myasthenias, arthrogryposis - variable frequency

  • Name of Secretary
    Mrs Anne Nicholson
  • Any other Information

    The neuromuscular team has interests from basic research to clinical trials and is highly multidisciplinary.

  • Prof Kate Bushby 
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