Myasthenia Gravis

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Myasthenia gravis is an acquired autoimmune condition characterised by chronic fatigability and muscle weakness due to a defect in the conduction of nerve impulses at the neuromuscular junction. In this lecture, esteemed adjunct associate professor Louis Roller explores this condition in-depth, including a comprehensive overview of pharmacological treatment options.


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Dr Louis Roller has been an academic at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Monash University for over 55 years. He served on the Pharmacy Board of Victoria for 22 years and is the author of hundreds of scientific and professional articles. Louis was made a life member of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Sciences Association in 2012 and was awarded the life-long achievement award from the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia in 2014. He is a prolific provider of education for Ausmed and for the University of the Third Age. He was awarded an AM in 2023.
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First Published23 May 2023
Updated23 May 2023
23 May 2025
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Chronic Illness