The Neuromuscular Disease Network for Canada


Craig Campbell


Head of the Division of Pediatric Neurology and Acting Chair of the Department of Pediatrics

Professor of Pediatrics, Epidemiology and Clinical Neurological Sciences, Western University

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Dr. Craig Campbell is the Acting Chair of Pediatrics (Research), the Head of the Division of Pediatric Neurology and the medical director of the multidisciplinary neuromuscular clinic based at Thames Valley Children’s Centre and the Pediatric Neurophysiology Laboratory at Children’s Hospital London Health Sciences Centre. He is a Full Professor in Pediatrics, Clinical Neurological Sciences and Epidemiology at Western University and a Scientist at the Children’s Health Research Institute. His training in pediatrics, neurology and epidemiology was completed at the University of Ottawa.

Dr. Campbell is collaboratively involved in many academic and industry initiated clinical trial activities in pediatric neuromuscular disease. He is a member of the Muscle Study Group and the World Muscle Society, and co-chair of the TREAT-NMD Registry Oversight Committee and Task Force. Dr. Campbell has been awarded the George Karpati Award Researcher of the Year in 2011 and 2015 by Muscular Dystrophy Canada.

As part of NMD4C Dr. Campbell is implementing innovations for the Canadian Neuromuscular Disease Registry that facilitate data sharing and patient engagement. He will also be developing a research curriculum and clinical trial network.

Recent publications

Wagner, KR, Abdel-Hamid, HZ, Mah, JK, Campbell, C, Guglieri, M, Muntoni, F et al.. Corrigendum to "Randomized phase 2 trial and open-label extension of domagrozumab in Duchenne muscular dystrophy" [Neuromuscular Disorders, Vol. 30 (6) 2020, 492-502]. Neuromuscul Disord. 2021. PMID:33451933

Quigg, KH, Berggren, KN, McIntyre, M, Bates, K, Salmin, F, Casiraghi, JL et al.. 12-Month progression of motor and functional outcomes in congenital myotonic dystrophy. Muscle Nerve. 2020. PMID:33341951

Aref-Eshghi, E, Kerkhof, J, Carere, DA, Volodarsky, M, Bhai, P, Colaiacovo, S et al.. Clinical and technical assessment of MedExome vs. NGS panels in patients with suspected genetic disorders in Southwestern Ontario. J Hum Genet. 2020. PMID:33093641

McMillan, HJ, Kernohan, KD, Yeh, E, Amburgey, K, Boyd, J, Campbell, C et al.. Newborn Screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Ontario Testing and Follow-up Recommendations. Can J Neurol Sci. 2020. 1-8 PMID:33059774

Campbell, C, Barohn, RJ, Bertini, E, Chabrol, B, Comi, GP, Darras, BT et al.. Meta-analyses of ataluren randomized controlled trials in nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy. J Comp Eff Res. 2020.9 (14)973-984 PMID:32851872

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