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13. Neuromuskuläres Symposium

25 November 2021, Universitäts-Kinderspital Zürich

Schwerpunkte des Symposiums: die neuromuskulären Übertragungsstörungen, die Amyotrophe Lateralsklerose ALS und das Krankheitsverständnis bei Kindern: Keynote Lecture von Prof. Matthew Pitt.

Programm und Einladung


IIM Meeting

The Interuniversity Institute of Myology holds its 18th meeting virtually.

October 21st: pre-meeting Advanced Myology Course dedicated to young trainees.
October 22-24th: scientific meeting

Registrations and abstract submission extended until 17 September.


"Themed workshops" Call

The first ENMC call for "Themed workshops" (workshops that adress a particularly urgent/needed topic in the neuromuscular research and patients community) is: Post-Covid-19: issues and opportunities for the neuromuscular field. To apply with a workshop on this topic, please follow the guidelines of ENMC workshop applications.

Deadline: 30 September 2021
More informations


Job opportunity

Senior Research Scientist and a postdoctoral fellow to join the Helen Blau Lab in the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine.

More info


The 26th International Annual Congress of the World Muscle Society

Online, 20-24 September 2021

Rather than the usual topic format, this year abstract submission will be based on a longer list of topics.

Registration open, Programme available


NMJ Research Conference

5-8 October 2021, virtual

Virtual NMJ Research Conference organised for early career researchers by early career researchers.
Programme available soon


Grant opportunity

The Propelling Grant is a non-dilutive and highly competitive funding instrument aimed at financially supporting high-risk / high-reward scientific discoveries from the University of Basel, with up to 50K CHF for 6 months plus support from the Innovation Office.

Deadlines: 23 September and 4 March


Imaging in Neuromuscular Disease Conference

Virtual , 8-9 November 2021

The conference program feature insternationally-recognized keynote speakers highlighting developments and advances in key aspects of muscle imaging.

Registration open


Grant opportunity

Coalition to Cure Calpain 3 requests applications for research and translational projects related to calpain 3 and limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2A.

Deadline: 1 November 2021


Multi-omics comparisons of different forms of centronuclear myopathies and the effects of several therapeutic strategies.

Djeddi S, Reiss D, Menuet A, Freismuth S, de Carvalho Neves J, Djerroud S, Massana-Muñoz X, Sosson AS, Kretz C, Raffelsberger W, Keime C, Dorchies OM, Thompson J, Laporte J.
Mol Ther. 2021 Aug...

04 August 2021

PGC-1α regulates myonuclear accretion after moderate endurance training.

Battey E, Furrer R, Ross J, Handschin C, Ochala J, Stroud MJ. J
Cell Physiol. 2021 Jul 28. doi: 10.1002/jcp.30539. Online ahead of print.

02 August 2021

Risdiplam-Treated Infants with Type 1 Spinal Muscular Atrophy versus Historical Controls.

Darras BT, Masson R, Mazurkiewicz-Bełdzińska M, Rose K, Xiong H, Zanoteli E, Baranello G, Bruno C, Vlodavets D, Wang Y, El-Khairi M, Gerber M, Gorni K, Khwaja O, Kletzl H, Scalco RS, Fontoura P,...

29 Juli 2021

An iPSC model of hereditary sensory neuropathy-1 reveals L-serine-responsive deficits in neuronal ganglioside composition and axoglial interactions. Clark AJ, Kugathasan U, Baskozos G, Priestman DA, Fugger N, Lone MA, Othman A, Chu KH, Blesneac I, Wilson E

Clark AJ, Kugathasan U, Baskozos G, Priestman DA, Fugger N, Lone MA, Othman A, Chu KH, Blesneac I, Wilson ER, Laurà M, Kalmar B, Greensmith L, Hornemann T, Platt FM, Reilly MM, Bennett DL.
Cell Rep...

21 Juli 2021

Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy with hypertrophic nerves.

Ripellino P, Ventura E, Querol L, Gobbi C.
J Peripher Nerv Syst. 2021 Jun;26(2):227-230.

01 Juli 2021

Newborn screening programs for spinal muscular atrophy worldwide: Where we stand and where to go. Dangouloff T, Vrščaj E, Servais L, Osredkar D; SMA NBS World Study Group.

Dangouloff T, Vrščaj E, Servais L, Osredkar D; SMA NBS World Study Group.
Neuromuscul Disord. 2021 Jun;31(6):574-582.

29 Juni 2021

An in vitro reconstituted U1 snRNP allows the study of the disordered regions of the particle and the interactions with proteins and ligands.

Campagne S, de Vries T, Malard F, Afanasyev P, Dorn G, Dedic E, Kohlbrecher J, Boehringer D, Cléry A, Allain FH.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2021 Jun 21;49(11):e63.

21 Juni 2021

Transcriptomic, proteomic and phosphoproteomic underpinnings of daily exercise performance and Zeitgeber activity of training in mouse muscle.

Maier G, Delezie J, Westermark PO, Santos G, Ritz D, Handschin C.
J Physiol. 2021 Jun 18

18 Juni 2021

Functional Characterization of Endogenously Expressed Human RYR1 Variants.

Treves S, Girard T, Zorzato F.
J Vis Exp. 2021 Jun 9;(172).

09 Juni 2021

Childhood amyotrophic lateral sclerosis caused by excess sphingolipid synthesis.

Mohassel, P., Donkervoort, S., Lone, M.A. et al.
Nat Med (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-021-01346-1

01 Juni 2021