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Researchers from the institute at the IDMC14 conference to present their work

Researchers and clinicians from the Institute of Myology will be present at the 14th International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium Meeting (IDMC14) which takes place from 9 to 13 April 2024 in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. They will be taking part as session chairs or presenting their work: Wednesday 10 April 8:30-10:00 – Session 1a: Pathogenic Mechanisms I … [Read more]

Clinicians and researchers from the Institute at the Journées de neurologie de langue française

The Journées de neurologie de langue française will be held in Paris from 9 to 12 April 2024. The main aim of these days is to promote and develop neurology in France and other French-speaking countries. The aim is also to encourage exchanges between the various societies and associations concerned with the nervous system. Experts … [Read more]

Experts from the institute will present their research findings at Myology 2024

Researchers and clinicians from the Institute of Myology will be presenting their findings at the next international myology congress, Myology 2024, organized by AFM-Téléthon from April 22 to 25. Over 70 international speakers will take the floor in 23 plenary and parallel sessions and 7 industry symposia, and more than 400 scientific posters will be … [Read more]

ERN EURO-NMD webinar, 2 April : Dr. Francina Munell Casadesus (Spain) & Prof. Laurent Servais (UK)

Overview of gene therapy developments for clinicians & Gene therapy in clinical practice Tuesday 2 April 2024 – 17:00-18:00 Paris time Dr. Francina Munell Casadesus (Hospital Universitari Vall D’Hebron, Barcelona, Spain) “General overview of gene therapy developments for clinicians” & Prof. Laurent Servais (University of Oxford, UK) “Gene therapy in clinical practice- when and how” … [Read more]

ERN EURO-NMD webinar, 27 June: Prof. Dr. Jan Kirschner (Germany)

Genetic therapies and therapy developments for SMA Thursady 27 June 2024, 16:00 – 17:00 Paris time Prof. Dr. Jan Kirschner (Medical Center – University of Freiburg, Germany)   Gene Therapy webinar series Organised by EURO-NMD in collaboration with ERN-RND.

M&M’s – Muscle Monday Seminar – 18 March – Benedicte Chazaud (France)

Restorative macrophage-derived RNAseT2 stimulates muscle stem cell fusion via an SLK/N-WASP/actin bundling dependent axis 18 March 2024 – from 12 to 1 pm Benedicte Chazaud (NeuroMyoGène Institute, France) Hosted by Capucine Trollet More information on the presentation and the speaker On prior registration for people outside the Institute of Myology:   M&M’s seminars are … [Read more]

Call for a national « Muscle Plan »

2024, the year of physical activity and sport as a Great National Cause, must also be the year of the Muscle. Nearly 250 experts gathered at the first Assises du Muscle, organized on June 1, 2023 by the Institut de Myologie and the AFM-Téléthon, underlined the crucial role of muscle as a genuine public health … [Read more]

43 French personalities call for a national “Muscle Plan” as a legacy of the Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games

Over forty French personalities from a broad range of backgrounds are calling for the launch of a national, cross-disciplinary “Muscle Plan” to give muscle science and medicine the ressources to transform the lives of French people. This appeal follows on from the first Muscle Conferences, organized on June 1 at the Conseil économique, social et … [Read more]

The 2nd Muscle Week will take place from 1 to 7 June 2024

The Institute of Myology and the AFM-Téléthon are launching the 2nd Muscle Week, which aims to raise awareness among as many people as possible of the crucial importance of muscle in our overall health. The event has been designated the “Great National Cause of 2024” and will take place from 1 to 7 June 2024 … [Read more]

A Marie Sklodowska-Curie European fellowship for Gabriele Ordazzo, postdoc researcher at the Institute

The European Commission has awarded Gabriele Ordazzo, a postdoctoral researcher supervised by Mario Gomes-Pereira (Repeat Expansions & Myotonic Dystrophy team – Gourdon Group), with the prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowship. He follows in the footsteps of Fiorella Grandi supervised by Piera Smeriglio (Biotherapies for motor neuron disorders team), who has been awarded the … [Read more]