The Neuromuscular Disease Network for Canada


Hugh McMillan



Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Neurology, McGill University

NMD4C Working Group(s): Clinical Trial Coordination

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Dr Hugh McMillan is an Associate Professor in the Division of Pediatric Neurology at McGill University. His area of clinical expertise is caring for children and youth with inherited and acquired disorders of peripheral nerve, muscle and neuromuscular junction. He follows children in the Neuro-Oncology clinic as well as a General Child Neurology clinic. His research interests include clinical research, clinical trials (investigator-initiated and sponsor-initiated studies) as well as translational research in cooperation with basic scientists. He has been an author or co-author of more than 55 publications in peer-reviewed journals. He recently co-edited a textbook, “Pediatric Electromyography: Concepts and Clinical Applications”. He is active in the community as a Member of the Muscular Dystrophy Canada Scientific Advisory Board and is the Chair of the Canadian Pediatric Neuromuscular Group.

Recent Publications

Groh, WJ, Bhakta, D, Tomaselli, GF, Aleong, RG, Teixeira, RA, Amato, A et al.. 2022 HRS expert consensus statement on evaluation and management of arrhythmic risk in neuromuscular disorders. Heart Rhythm. 2022. PMID:35500790

McMillan, HJ, Proud, CM, Farrar, MA, Alexander, IE, Muntoni, F, Servais, L et al.. Onasemnogene abeparvovec for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2022. 1-16 PMID:35437095

Guglieri, M, Bushby, K, McDermott, MP, Hart, KA, Tawil, R, Martens, WB et al.. Effect of Different Corticosteroid Dosing Regimens on Clinical Outcomes in Boys With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2022.327 (15)1456-1468 PMID:35381069

Katz, SL, Mah, JK, McMillan, HJ, Campbell, C, Bijelić, V, Barrowman, N et al.. Routine lung volume recruitment in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: a randomised clinical trial. Thorax. 2022. PMID:35236763

Setchell, J, Mosleh, D, McAdam, L, Thille, P, Abrams, T, McMillan, HJ et al.. Enhancing human aspects of care with young people with muscular dystrophy: An evaluation of a participatory qualitative study with clinicians. PLoS One. 2022.17 (2)e0263956 PMID:35213591

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