Institute of Genetic Medicine

Staff Profile

Heather Hilsden

Project Manager Jain Foundation Natural History Study


Heather Hilsden

Project Manager (Jain COS Study)

The John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre

University of Newcastle


  • Paradas C, Moore U, James M, Mayhew A, Azzabou N, Torron RF, Reyngoudt H, Smith F, Harris E, Bettinson K, Hilsden H, Jacobs M, Feng J, Cnaan A, Rufibach L, Eagle M, Blamire A, Carlier P, Bushby K. Clinical outcome study for dysferlinopathy: One-year follow-up. In: 21st International Congress of the World Muscle Society. 2016, Granada: Elsevier.
  • Mayhew A, James M, Eagle M, Bladen C, Lofra RM, Bettinson K, Hilsden H, Harris E, Bushby K, Rufibach L, Jain COS Consortium. Preparation of a disease specific functional measure suitable for trials in dysferlinopathy. In: 20th International Congress of the World Muscle Society. 2015, Brighton, UK: Elsevier.
  • Moore UR, Jacobs M, Fernandez-Torron R, Jang J, James MK, Mayhew A, Rufibach L, Mittal P, Eagle M, Cnaan A, Carlier PG, Blamire A, Hilsden H, Lochmüller H, Grieben U, Spuler S, Rocha CT, Day JW, Jones KJ, Bharucha-Goebel DX, Salort-Campana E, Harms M, Pestronk A, Krause S, Schreiber-Katz O, Walter MC, Paradas C, Hogrel J-Y, Stojkovic T, Takeda S, Mori-Yoshimura M, Bravver E, Sparks S, Diaz-Manera J, Bello L, Semplicini C, Pegoraro E, Mendell JR, Bushby K, Straub V. Teenage exercise is associated with earlier symptom onset in dysferlinopathy: a retrospective cohort study. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 2018, 89(11), 1224-1226.