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The Institute of Myology hires one Engineer (M/F) and one Research Engineer (M/F)

The Institute of Myology hires one Engineer (M/F) and one Research Engineer (M/F) for the preclinical development of gene therapy for ALS Located in Paris at the heart of the largest European hospital, Pitié-Salpêtrière, the Institute of Myology was created in 1996 by AFM-Telethon, a patient’s organization. Its goal: Promote Myology and have it accepted … [Read more]

The Myology Centre for Research is recruiting a Molecular biology research assistant

We are looking to appoint a motivated research assistant to join our team in the Unit U974 at the Institut de Myologie in Paris. Our team is working on the molecular and cellular actors involved in human muscle regeneration, in muscle ageing and in muscular dystrophies including oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) and Duchenne muscular dystrophy … [Read more]

I-Motion is recruiting a Physiotherapist

Since its creation in 1996, the goal of the Institute of Myology is to promote the existence and recognition of myology by being a center of expertise dedicated to muscle. Its activity comes from the diagnosis, management and follow-up of neuromuscular patients, but also includes an applied and fundamental clinical research platform. Within the Institute … [Read more]

7th edition of the operation “1000 researchers in schools in France and abroad”

The experts of the Institute of Myology are mobilizing again this year to go to colleges and high schools in France and abroad, to share their passion for research and to discover the reality of their daily life. The operation will run from November 4th to November 29th. During the first 6 editions, just over … [Read more]

2019 Science Fair at the institute on October 11, 12 and 13

As part of the Science Fair (Fête de la science), the Institute of Myology is organizing several events. On October 11, the Institute invited donors to visit laboratories. The laboratory of Physiology and neuromuscular evaluation directed by Jean-Yves Hogrel will offer them the opportunity to see closely various tools of evaluation of the force or … [Read more]

Odile Boespflug-Tanguy, the Head of I-Motion: strengthening the links between preclinical research, clinical research and care

Odile Boespflug-Tanguy, a paediatric neurologist at the Robert Debré Hospital, has just become head of the I-Motion Institute, in addition to her position as president of the AFM-Téléthon Scientific Advisory Board. She is a paediatrician and researcher by training, and has also headed, during her career, the Auvergne Reference Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases (Centre de … [Read more]

Institute seminar – Wednesday 18 September – Carsten Bönnemann, MD, Ph.D. (USA)

Mutation-Specific Precision Therapy: The COL6 related Dystrophies and Beyond Wednesday 18 September 2019 – 11:30-12:30 Carsten Bönnemann, MD, Ph.D. (Chief, Neuromuscular and Neurogenetic Disorders of Childhood Section (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Bethesda, USA) Host : Gisèle Bonne   Institute of Myology auditorium Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière Building Babinski … [Read more]

Prestige seminar Sorbonne Université – Thursday 12 September – Prof. Wilson Savino (Brazil)

Wilson SAVINO (Professor at the Oswaldo CruzRio-de-Janeiro, Brazil)   will give a lecture on september 12th 2019 at 11AM in the lecture room of the Institute of Myology*   in connection with his nomination as Docteur Honoris Causa of Sorbonne Université   Title: Does the thymus have anything to do with the skeletal muscle ? … [Read more]

66 participants: all time record for our 2019 Summer School!

The 22nd edition of our Summer School of Myology just ended. It took place at the Institute of Myology from June 17th to 22nd. Every year, the Institute offers the possibility to get trained in Myology thanks to a condensed 6-day course organized in Paris. The course is open to foreign applicants whichever country they … [Read more]

Two gene therapy trials underway at I-Motion 

Of the roughly 20 clinical trials underway at I-Motion, two concern gene therapy, which constitutes one of the preferred approaches to treating genetic diseases. It consists of inserting, into the cells of the patient, a normal version of a gene that is not functioning properly and that is causing the disease. The properly functioning gene … [Read more]