Vienna, 14.-15. June 2024, hybrid, in german

Thema dieses Jahres ist „Innovation und Versorgung“. Erster Tag für Health Care Professionals, zweiter Tag für Menschen mit einer Muskelerkrankung und für deren Angehörige. 

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18th International Conference on Neuromuscular Diseases

Perth, 25-29 October 2024

This edition will be dedicated to the rapidly evolving area of precision medicine and highlight the recent successes in this field and the great potential for the development of new therapies for other currently incurable neuromuscular diseases.

Late breaking abstracts submission opens on June 3rd


Mentoring Programme

Do you see yourself as a future leader in NMD research? The just launched ENMC mid-career mentoring programme aims at helping the next generation of specialists and research leaders to develop their full potential and facilitate effective communication and collaboration with multiple stakeholders in the current NMD landscape.
Deadline for the first application round: 1 July 2024.

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The FSRMM is proud to have received the Swiss Biotech Success Story Award 2024!

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ENMC Workshop report

The lay report on the workshop "Seronegative MG: An update paradigm for diagnosis and management", held in The Netherlands on 9-11 February 2024, is now available in 8 languages on the ENMC website. The full report will be published in the next 6 months on Neuromuscular Disorders.

Workshop report and participants list


21st IIM Meeting

Assisi, Italy, 4-7 September 2024

Young researchers (<35) are encouraged to apply also to the 6th high training course in Advanced Myology Update.

Registration open


Grant opportunity

The RYR-1 Foundation is Accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) for the Individual Investigator Research Grant Awards.

Deadline: May 18, 2024


New papers


CaMKIIβ deregulation contributes to neuromuscular junction destabilization in Myotonic Dystrophy type I.

Falcetta D, Quirim S, Cocchiararo I, Chabry F, Théodore M, Stiefvater A, Lin S, Tintignac L, Ivanek R, Kinter J, Rüegg MA, Sinnreich M, Castets P.
Skelet Muscle. 2024 May 21;14(1):11.

21 Mai 2024

Cyclo His-Pro Attenuates Muscle Degeneration in Murine Myopathy Models.

De Masi A, Zanou N, Strotjohann K, Lee D, Lima TI, Li X, Jeon J, Place N, Jung HY, Auwerx J.
Adv Sci (Weinh). 2024 May 10:e2305927.

10 Mai 2024

A novel, patient-derived RyR1 mutation impairs muscle function and calcium homeostasis in mice.

Benucci S, Ruiz A, Franchini M, Ruggiero L, Zoppi D, Sitsapesan R, Lindsay C, Pelczar P, Pietrangelo L, Protasi F, Treves S, Zorzato F.
J Gen Physiol. 2024 Apr 1;156(4):e202313486.

01 April 2024

European Academy of Neurology (EAN) guideline on the management of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in collaboration with European Reference Network for Neuromuscular Diseases (ERN EURO-NMD).

Van Damme P, Al-Chalabi A, Andersen PM, Chiò A, Couratier P, De Carvalho M, Hardiman O, Kuźma-Kozakiewicz M, Ludolph A, McDermott CJ, Mora JS, Petri S, Probyn K, Reviers E, Salachas F, Silani V,...

30 März 2024

A solid beta-sheet structure is formed at the surface of FUS droplets during aging.

Emmanouilidis L, Bartalucci E, Kan Y, Ijavi M, Pérez ME, Afanasyev P, Boehringer D, Zehnder J, Parekh SH, Bonn M, Michaels TCT, Wiegand T, Allain FH.
Nat Chem Biol. 2024 Mar 11.

12 März 2024

Cervical and thoracic spinal cord gray matter atrophy is associated with disability in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Wendebourg MJ, Weigel M, Weidensteiner C, Sander L, Kesenheimer E, Naumann N, Haas T, Madoerin P, Braun N, Neuwirth C, Weber M, Jahn K, Kappos L, Granziera C, Schweikert K, Sinnreich M, Bieri O,...

11 März 2024

SNUPN deficiency causes a recessive muscular dystrophy due to RNA mis-splicing and ECM dysregulation.

Nashabat M, Nabavizadeh N, Saraçoğlu HP, Sarıbaş B, et al.
Nat Commun. 2024 Feb 27;15(1):1758.

27 Februar 2024

A model of human neural networks reveals NPTX2 pathology in ALS and FTLD.

Hruska-Plochan M, Wiersma VI, Betz KM, Mallona I, Ronchi S, Maniecka Z, Hock EM, Tantardini E, Laferriere F, Sahadevan S, Hoop V, Delvendahl I, Pérez-Berlanga M, Gatta B, Panatta M, van der Bourg A,...

14 Februar 2024

Direct reprogramming of non-limb fibroblasts to cells with properties of limb progenitors.

Atsuta Y, Lee C, Rodrigues AR, Colle C, Tomizawa RR, Lujan EG, Tschopp P, Galan L, Zhu M, Gorham JM, Vannier JP, Seidman CE, Seidman JG, Ros MA, Pourquié O, Tabin CJ.
Dev Cell. 2024 Feb...

05 Februar 2024

Autoreactive T cells target peripheral nerves in Guillain-Barré syndrome.

Súkeníková L, Mallone A, Schreiner B, Ripellino P, Nilsson J, Stoffel M, Ulbrich SE, Sallusto F, Latorre D.
Nature. 2024 Jan 17. doi: 10.1038/s41586-023-06916-6.

17 Januar 2024