Sindhu Ramchandren, MD, MS, is a Director of the Pediatric and Adult CMT and MDA clinic at the University of Michigan. Dr. Ramchandren completed her medical degree at the University of Texas-Houston, and a Master’s degree in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She completed a residency in neurology at the University of Pennsylvania and a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology- EMG at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Ramchandren’s clinical and research interests focus on both adults and children. She is the principal investigator of an NIH-funded project to develop and validate a quality of life instrument in children with CMT. Her current research includes the identification and validation of functionally-relevant, patient-centered outcome measures in neuromuscular disorders; identifying clinical and laboratory biomarkers of axonal dysfunction, and identifying new treatments for neuromuscular disorders, through well-designed clinical trials utilizing functionally relevant outcome measures.