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3rd International Scientific Congress on SMA

Barcelona, 9-11 February 2022


Congress website


New Directions Conference

Ft. Lauderdale, 20-23 June 2022

The biennial meeting is organized by H. Lee Sweeney and Elizabeth McNally. The conference will highlight current developments in muscle biology, disease, and therapy with presentations by leading international researchers.

Registration and abstract submission open


ICNMD 2022

5-9 July 2022, Brussels

Planned as an in-person congress. The situation will be monitored, necessary changes and announcements will be done in a timely manner.

Registration and abstracts submission open


ENMC workshops

The call for workshop applications is open.
NEW Deadline: 1 March 2022

How to submit a workshop application


MDA Scientific Conference

Nashville, 13-16 March 2022

As we cautiously acclimate back to in-person events, live attendance for the in-person 2022 conference will have a slightly smaller footprint understanding that some attendees will still prefer to attend the conference virtually.

Programme and registration


Early Career Programme

Interested in participating in one of the upcoming ENMC workshops? If you are a young scientist (up to 5 years from your PhD defense) you may be eligible for a free participation.

List of upcoming ENMC workshops
Young Scientists Programme, conditions and guidelines


New papers


GCN5 maintains muscle integrity by acetylating YY1 to promote dystrophin expression.

Addicks GC, Zhang H, Ryu D, Vasam G, Green AE, Marshall PL, Patel S, Kang BE, Kim D, Katsyuba E, Williams EG, Renaud JM, Auwerx J, Menzies KJ.
J Cell Biol. 2022 Feb 7;221(2):e202104022.

14 Januar 2022

Creatine transporter-deficient rat model shows motor dysfunction, cerebellar alterations, and muscle creatine deficiency without muscle atrophy.

Duran-Trio L, Fernandes-Pires G, Grosse J, Soro-Arnaiz I, Roux-Petronelli C, Binz PA, De Bock K, Cudalbu C, Sandi C, Braissant O.
J Inherit Metab Dis. 2021 Dec 22.

22 Dezember 2021

CRISPR/Cas9 editing of directly reprogrammed myogenic progenitors restores dystrophin expression in a mouse model of muscular dystrophy.

Domenig SA, Bundschuh N, Lenardič A, Ghosh A, Kim I, Qabrati X, D'Hulst G, Bar-Nur O.
Stem Cell Reports. 2021 Dec 21:S2213-6711(21)00642-1.

21 Dezember 2021

Guillain-Barré syndrome after SARS-CoV-2 infection in an international prospective cohort study.

Luijten LWG, Leonhard SE, van der Eijk AA, Doets AY, Appeltshauser L, Arends S, Attarian S, Benedetti L, Briani C, Casasnovas C, Castellani F, Dardiotis E, Echaniz-Laguna A, Garssen MPJ, Harbo T,...

16 Dezember 2021

Acute RyR1 Ca2+ leak enhances NADH-linked mitochondrial respiratory capacity.

Zanou N, Dridi H, Reiken S, Imamura de Lima T, Donnelly C, De Marchi U, Ferrini M, Vidal J, Sittenfeld L, Feige JN, Garcia-Roves PM, Lopez-Mejia IC, Marks AR, Auwerx J, Kayser B, Place N.

10 Dezember 2021

Rheological properties of skeletal muscles in a Duchenne muscular dystrophy murine model before and after autologous cell therapy.

Zemła J, Iyer PS, Pyka-Fościak G, Mermod N, Lekka M.
J Biomech. 2021 Nov 9;128:110770.

09 Dezember 2021

Exon-independent recruitment of SRSF1 is mediated by U1 snRNP stem-loop 3.

Jobbins AM, Campagne S, Weinmeister R, Lucas CM, Gosliga AR, Clery A, Chen L, Eperon LP, Hodson MJ, Hudson AJ, Allain FH, Eperon IC.
EMBO J. 2021 Nov 15:e107640.

02 Dezember 2021

Survival and Motor Phenotypes in FVB C9-500 ALS/FTD BAC Transgenic Mice Reproduced by Multiple Labs.

Nguyen L, Laboissonniere LA, Guo S, Pilotto F, Scheidegger O, Oestmann A, Hammond JW, Li H, Hyysalo A, Peltola R, Pattamatta A, Zu T, Voutilainen MH, Gelbard HA, Saxena S, Ranum LPW.
Neuron. 2020...

30 November 2021

Biofabrication of 3D Human Muscle Model with Vascularization and Endomysium.

Bersini S, Francescato R, Moretti M.
Methods Mol Biol. 2022;2373:213-230

26 November 2021

Longitudinal Quantitative MRI Evaluation of Muscle Involvement in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

Paoletti M, Diamanti L, Muzic SI, Ballante E, Solazzo F, Foppoli L, Deligianni X, Santini F, Figini S, Bergsland N, Pichiecchio A.
Front Neurol. 2021 Nov 24;12:749736.

24 November 2021