Laurent Servais

Official Fellow

Professor of Peaditric Neuromuscular Diseases

Department of Pediatrics

Laurent Servais MD, PhD is Professor of Pediatric Neuromuscular Disease at the University of Oxford, and Invited Professor at the University of Liege, Belgium. He graduated from the University of Louvain (Medicine), Brussels (Paediatrics), Liège (Child Neurology) and Paris VI (Myology, and Habilitation à Diriger des recherches). He is investigator of several studies in spinal muscular atrophy, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Myotubular Myopathy. He is also the leader of a large European prospective natural history study in X-MTM and other centronuclear myopathy and of the Newborn Screening Program for spinal muscular atrophy in Southern Belgium. His main interest in research is innovative outcome measures using connected devices, and newborn screening. He has created a strong relationships with Egyptian and Romanian hospitals where he consults every year as a Myologist.