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Institute seminar – 12 june – Bertrand Fontaine et Laure Strochlic (France)

Neuromuscular connectivity in health and diseases Monday 12 June 2017 – 10:00-11:00 Bertrand Fontaine et Laure Strochlic (Team GENE‐PHYS ‐ Neurogenetics and physiology, ICM, Paris) Host : Gillian Butler-Browne Amphithéâtre E Faculté de Médecine 105, Bd de l’Hôpital 75013 Paris metro St. Marcel

Release of the latest newsletter from the Institute

Welcome to the 62nd edition of our newsletter!   This issue brings you, amongst others, news about Myobank, the Biological Resource Center of the Institute of Myology, which evolves in response to the demands of a team from the Myology Research Center.   On 23-24 June, the AFM-Telethon’s Days for Families will take place at … [Read more]

The AFM-Telethon Days for Families at the Parc Floral, Paris, 23-24 June

On 23-24 June, the annual large gathering of the association, its supporters and staff will take place at the Parc Floral, Paris. This privileged moment allows everyone to meet in a festive setting. Members of the Scientific Council, and staff of research institutes: physicians, researchers, coordinators, students, among others, join the families during this great … [Read more]

Myobank-AFM broadens its scope

Myobank-AFM, the biological resource center of the Institute of Myology, has evolved to meet the demands of a team from the Institute’s Myology Research Center. Until now, biological material has been collected in France, stored and exported at the request of French and international research teams working on neuromuscular diseases. To respond to a specific … [Read more]

Institute seminar – 29 May – Rémi Mounier (France)

Cell- and non-cell-autonomous metabolic regulations of muscle stem cell fateband skeletal muscle homeostasis Monday 29 May 2017 – 12:00-13:00 Rémi Mounier (Institut NeuroMyogène, CNRS UMR 5310 – INSERM U1217 – Université de Lyon, France) Host : Fabien Le Grand Institute of Myology auditorium Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière Building Babinski Entrance 82 bd Vincent Auriol metro … [Read more]

Institute seminar – 23 May – Prof. Mathias Gautel (UK)

Proteostasis in Titinopathies Tuesday 23 May 2017 – 12:00-13:00 Prof. Mathias Gautel, MD PhD, FMedSci (Director, Randall Division of Cell and Molecular Biophysics, King’s College London) Host : Gillian Butler-Browne & Hanns Lochmüller Institute of Myology auditorium Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière Building Babinski Entrance 82 bd Vincent Auriol metro Chevaleret

Institute seminar – 15 May – Luc Selig (France)

CYTOOchipsTM Myogenesis : a new tool for phenotypic study of myogenesis and modeling of muscular pathologies Monday 15  May 2017 – 13:00-14:00 Luc Selig (CEO CYTOO) Host: Bruno CADOT Institute of Myology auditorium Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière Building Babinski Entrance 82 bd Vincent Auriol metro Chevaleret

Institute seminar – 24 April – Cesare Gargioli (Italy)

Perivascular stem cells and skeletal muscle tissue engineering Monday 24 April 2017 – 12:00-13:00 Cesare Gargioli, PhD (Dept. of Biology, Rome University, Italie) Host : Catherine Coirault   Institute of Myology auditorium Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière Building Babinski Entrance 82 bd Vincent Auriol metro Chevaleret

Institute seminar – 22 May – Sigolène Meilhac (France)

Morphogenesis of the heart : controlling growth and alignment of cardiac chambers Monday 22 May 2017 – 12:00-13:00 Sigolène Meilhac (Imagine-Institut Pasteur group of Heart Morphogenesis, Inserm UMR 1163/Institut Imagine, Paris, France) Host: Bruno CADOT Institute of Myology auditorium Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière Building Babinski Entrance 82 bd Vincent Auriol metro Chevaleret

The 30th Telethon edition reaches a final collection of 92,740,769 euros

On 2nd and 3rd December 2016, the Telethon enthralled the public throughout France. The final collection figure now allows us to pursue the objective we set ourselves 30 years ago : to find a cure ! The France Televisions networks join AFM-Telethon in expressing their thanks.  Thanks to Garou, to our TV hosts Sophie Davant … [Read more]