• Die Fortschritte der Forschung sind die einzige Hoffnung der Patienten auf wirksame Therapien!


  • Unterstützen Sie die Forschung an seltenen genetischen Muskelkrankheiten!


Job opportunity

Postdoctoral Fellow (100%) to work on mechanisms and treatment options for muscular dystrophies

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Life Sciences Switzerland Annual Meeting 2021

online, 17-19.2.2021

The program will include plenary lectures, a symposium organized by and for young scientists, our already famous PIs of Tomorrow session and 10 scientific symposia.

Programme and registration


Young Scientists 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


Grant opportunity

The RYR-1 Foundation expects to fund a limited number of Individual Investigator Research Grants, to be awarded in mid-2021. Research priority areas are novel therapeutic approaches and prevalence studies.

Deadline: 1 March 2021


Job opportunity

PhD Student in Neurosciences: vesicular trafficking and axonal local translation in spinal muscular atrophy

Deadline for application: 31 January 2021


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 2021.

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Texture analysis and machine learning to predict water T2 and fat fraction from non-quantitative MRI of thigh muscles in Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.

Felisaz PF, Colelli G, Ballante E, Solazzo F, Paoletti M, Germani G, Santini F, Deligianni X, Bergsland N, Monforte M, Tasca G, Ricci E, Bastianello S, Figini S, Pichiecchio A.
Eur J Radiol. 2020...

15 Januar 2021

Targeting Nrf2 for the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Kourakis S, Timpani CA, de Haan JB, Gueven N, Fischer D, Rybalka E.
Redox Biol. 2021 Jan;38:101803

04 Januar 2021

Crystal structure of the FERM-folded talin head reveals the determinants for integrin binding.

Zhang P, Azizi L, Kukkurainen S, Gao T, Baikoghli M, Jacquier MC, Sun Y, Määttä JAE, Cheng RH, Wehrle-Haller B, Hytönen VP, Wu J.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020

07 Dezember 2020

Dynamic MRI of plantar flexion: A comprehensive repeatability study of electrical stimulation-gated muscle contraction standardized on evoked force.

Deligianni X, Hirschmann A, Place N, Bieri O, Santini F.
PLoS One. 2020 Nov 5;15(11):e0241832.

30 November 2020