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ERN EURO-NMD webinar, 14th Sept. – Prof. Dr. Anders Oldfors (Sweden)

Mitochondrial Myopathies 14th September 2023 – 4pm Paris time Prof. Dr. Anders Oldfors (University of Gothenburg and Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden) Registration:   Organised by EURO-NMD in collaboration with ERN-RND.

Newborn screening for primary carnitine deficiency can also detect mothers with few symptoms

Two publications on neonatal screening (NNS) for primary carnitine deficiency, which has recently been added to the panel of diseases screened at birth in France, have highlighted that : Australia was the first country to carry out NNS for this disease, in 1998, Asia is the continent with the highest incidence, the French program’s working … [Read more]

Caveolinopathy: clinical, histological and muscle imaging characteristics and follow-up of a multicentre retrospective cohort

Caveolinopathies are a small group of neuromuscular diseases associated with dysfunction of a family of proteins located in muscle membrane crevices. The most common caveolinopathy is due to a deficiency of caveolin-3 and results in an autosomal dominant muscular dystrophy and a very specific rippling phenomenon (muscle undulations on contraction or percussion of the muscle). … [Read more]

Review of the 2023 session of the Myology Summer School

Andoni Urtizberea reviews the 2023 session of the Summer School of Myology, which was held from 12-16 June 2023 in a hybrid version. This was the 25th edition of this summer school created by the Institute of Myology. What was the number of participants this year? We had 50 registered participants, 22 face-to-face and 28 … [Read more]

Bruno Cadot wins the Tremplin ASEAN prize awarded by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research and the French Academy of Sciences

Bruno Cadot, a researcher in the “Physiopathology & therapy of autosomal dominant centronuclear myopathy” team led by Marc Bitoun at the Myology Research Centre, has just been awarded the Tremplin ASEAN prize by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research and the French Academy of Sciences. This prize rewards existing cooperation between two teams, … [Read more]

Fabrice Chrétien appointed Director of Scientific Strategy at the Institute of Myology

The aim of the Foundation of Myology project is to give new impetus to myology by broadening its scope to include muscle in all its forms, by attracting the best national and international expertise and innovations, in particular through cutting-edge technical platforms and start-ups capable of turning research into therapeutic solutions. Fabrice Chrétien, currently Director of … [Read more]

ERN EURO-NMD webinar, 6th July – Prof. Karim Wahbi (France)

Cardiac Involvement in Neuromuscular Diseases 6th July 2023 at 16:00 Paris Time Prof. Karim Wahbi, PhD, MD (APHP Hospital Cochin, Paris, Institute of Myology, Paris, France) Registration:   Organised by EURO-NMD in collaboration with ERN-RND.

Summer School of Myology: For 25 years, 1,000 medical doctors from all over the world have been training in muscle science and medicine

In 1998, the Institute of Myology, an international center of expertise on muscle, created the Summer School of Myology with the aim of disseminating knowledge and advances in research on neuromuscular diseases, 400 different forms of which have been identified to date, to healthcare professionals. Coordinated by doctors J.A. Urtizberea and Norma B. Romero, this … [Read more]

M&M’s – Muscle Monday Seminar – 12 June – Ryan Corces (USA)

Deciphering the role of the noncoding genome in disease June 12th 2023 – 16:00 – 17:00 Ryan Corces (Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, University of California San Francisco, USA) On prior registration for people outside the Institute of Myology: > More information on the presentation and the speaker   M&M’s – Muscle Monday Seminars are … [Read more]

The Institute opens its doors on Saturday 3 June from 10 am to 5 pm

As part of Muscle Week, the Institute of Myology invites you to dive into the heart of the “Muscle”. On Saturday 3 June, between 10am and 5pm, we invite you to a special “Muscle” day at the heart of our Institute tomeetour scientific experts, doctors and researchers and discover muscle in all its states, understand … [Read more]