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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]

Institute seminar – 27 March – Genevieve Gourdon (France)

DMSXL mouse model of myotonic dystrophy type 1: past, present and future Monday 27 March 2017 – 12:00-13:00 Genevieve Gourdon (Imagine Institute) Host : Denis Furling Institute of Myology auditorium Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière Building Babinski Entrance 82 bd Vincent Auriol metro Chevaleret

Martine Barkats and Maria Grazia Biferi awarded the Avi Kremer ALS Treatment Prize from Prize4Life for their gene therapy approach

Martine Barkats and Maria Grazia Biferi have received the Avi Kremer ALS Treatment Prize from Prize4Life, which is committed to the fight against Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS*) and awards $1 million to the winners. Within the Myology Research Centre (MRC) of the Institute of Myology, the team “CNS Gene Transfer & Biotherapy of Motor Neuron … [Read more]

Institute seminar – 13 March – Dada Pisconti Ph.D. (UK)

Of genes, sugars and proteins: a journey into the muscle stem cell niche Dada Pisconti Ph.D. (Department of Biochemistry,Centre for Glycobiology, Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool, UK) Monday 13 March 2017 – 12:00-13:00 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 – 1st march – Dr. Andreas Roos (UK)

Mass spectrometry based protein quantitation towards the understanding of the molecular pathology of complex myopathies Dr. Andreas Roos (Neuromuscular Group, Institute of Genetic Medecine, University of Newcastle, UK) Wednesday 1st Mars 2017 – 14:00-15:00 Host : Gillian Butler-Browne Charcot auditorium (next to Babinski building) Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière Entrance 82 bd Vincent Auriol metro Chevaleret

Institute seminar – 27 February – Marie Castets (France)

Towards characterization of ADAMTSL1 as a new matrix protein involved  in skeletal muscle regeneration and in rhabdomyosarcoma Marie Castets (Cancer Center of Lyon (CRCL), France) Monday 27 February 2017 – 12:00-13:00 Host : Valérie Allamand Institute of Myology auditorium Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière Building Babinski Entrance 82 bd Vincent Auriol metro Chevaleret

Prize4Life Announces ALS Treatment Prize Winner

Prize4Life, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to accelerate the discovery of treatments and a cure for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease), today announced the winner of its $1M Avi Kremer ALS Treatment Prize. The winners are the team of Drs. Martine Barkats and Maria-Grazia Biferi, from the Institute of … [Read more]

EVELAM: the result of a fruitful collaboration between myology experts from Latin America and Europe that will benefit myology at the international level

Interview with one of its founders, Dr. Jorge Bevilacqua Jorge Bevilacqua is an Argentinean physician and researcher who has been practicing for 20 years in Santiago de Chile at the Hospital Clinico Universidad de Chile. His involvement with the Institute of Myology is very old: he studied at the Institute of Myology’s Summer School in … [Read more]