Assoc. Prof. Damjan Osredkar, MD, PhD is the head of the Pediatric neurology department of the University Children’s Hospital in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He also leads the multidisciplinary team treating children with NMD. Assoc. Prof. Osredkar received his degree at the University of Ljubljana in 1999 and his PhD in 2006. He has been awarded with Fulbright Scholarship in 2006 and has worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California San Francisco, USA (2007-2009) and University of Oslo, Norway (2012-2014). His areas of interest include Neuromuscular diseases, Novel treatment options, Gene Therapy, Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury, Neuroprotective treatment.