Pregnancy: neuromuscular complications
Oct. 10, 2023
Robert C. and Rosalyne H. Griggs Professor in Experimental Therapeutics of Neurologic Disease
Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, and Gynecology
Director, Pediatric Neuromuscular Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, New York
Editorial Board Member since 2017: Neuromuscular Disorders
Clinical Interests: Neuromuscular diseases in children and adults, especially Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Spinal muscular atrophy, myasthenia gravis, ALS, limb girdle muscular dystrophies, myotonic dystrophy, and FSHD.
Research Interests: Clinical trials in Duchenne muscular dystrophy, the course and outcome of pregnancy in women with muscular dystrophies, and sleep disorders in neuromuscular diseases.
Dr. Ciafaloni of the University of Rochester received honorariums and consulting fees for serving on advisory boards and/or as a consultant for Alexion, Avexis, Biogen, PTC Therapeutics, Ra Pharma, Strongbridge Biopharma PLC, and Wave; and for serving on a speakers' bureau for Biogen. Dr Ciafaloni also received research and/or grant support from Orphazyme, Santhera, and Sarepta.