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Ataluren use in patients with nonsense mutation DMD: patient demographics and characteristics from the STRIDE Registry

Strategic Targeting of Registries and International Database of Excellence (STRIDE) is an ongoing, multicenter registry providing real-world evidence regarding ataluren use in patients with nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in clinical practice (NCT02369731). Here, the authors describe the initial demographic characteristics of the registry population. Patients will be followed up from enrollment for ≥5 … [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]

“REDs” team 4 from Research Centre in the spotlight at IDMC-12

The 12th International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium Meeting (IDMC-12) brings together, every 2 years, leading scientists specialising in myotonic dystrophy from all over the world. This year, it was held from 10 to 14 June 2019 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Several members of the “Repeats expansion & DM” (REDs) team 4 from the Institute’s Research Centre presented … [Read more]