Erik Henricson, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Over the past 17 years Dr. Henricson served first as co-director of the 25-site Cooperative International Neuromuscular Research Group (CINRG) and then as a cofounder of the Neuromuscular Research Center in the UC Davis Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  He has been a leader in the development of neuromuscular disease-directed clinical trials, clinical and patient-reported outcome measures for use in clinical trials, and establishment of an international infrastructure in which to conduct those trials. Since 2005, Dr. Henricson has been co-chair of the UC Davis / CINRG Duchenne Natural History Study, integrating clinical, person-reported, genetic and biomarker data from boys and young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) at 20 collaborating medical centers worldwide.