The Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association (CMTA), the world’s largest philanthropic funder of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) research aimed at bringing treatments to patients and improving the lives of those living with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), is excited to announce it has awarded the CMTA Center of Excellence designation to Emma Matthews, PhD, and Niranjanan Nirmalananthan, PhD, at St George’s University Hospitals CMT clinic in London.

Staffed by world-renowned expert CMT physicians, clinicians, and researchers, each CMTA Center of Excellence is a patient-focused, multidisciplinary CMT clinic where children, adults, and families affected by CMT receive only the best comprehensive care for their CMT. Through this new center at St George’s University Hospitals, Drs. Matthews and Nirmalananthan will support CMTA’s focus on improving the lives of those with CMT by providing advanced diagnostic services, personalized treatment plans, educational resources, and support networks that empower patients and their families, fostering hope and community.

“The Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association is delighted to welcome Drs. Emma Matthews and Niranjanan Nirmalananthan as codirectors of the new CMTA Center of Excellence at St George’s University Hospitals,” said CMTA Director of Community Outreach, Laurel Richardson. “This designation highlights their exceptional expertise and ensures our UK CMT community will have greater access to comprehensive, high-quality care. The addition of this center strengthens CMTA’s commitment to improve the lives of those living with CMT.”

With the addition of St George’s University Hospitals CMT clinic as a CMTA Center of Excellence, CMTA now has 59 centers spanning the globe. We are continuing to add centers all the time. If you are a healthcare provider who specializes in CMT care, please click the button below to apply to become a CMTA Center of Excellence. Or, if you would like your provider to become a Center of Excellence, we invite you to share the application link with them.

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