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2nd International Scientific Conference on SMA

Evry, 5-7 February 2020

The recent development of new therapies for SMA is changing the landscape of our disease in such a way that there is an increasing need to get the research and clinical community together to share and learn.

Website and registration


16th International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases

Valencia, 10-14 July 2020

The program will feature novel pathogenic discoveries, innovations on diagnostic and patient management procedures, and an introduction on the administration of new therapies for the whole spectrum of neuromuscular diseases.

Abstract submission until January 23rd


Job opportunities

One post-doctoral position is available at the Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, in the group of Prof. Perrine Castets .
More information

Positions available for MSc and PhD studentships, postdoctoral fellows and research associates at The Ottawa Hospital and University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine, Canada.
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Structural basis of a small molecule targeting RNA for a specific splicing correction.

Campagne S, Boigner S, Rüdisser S, Moursy A, Gillioz L, Knörlein A, Hall J, Ratni H, Cléry A, Allain FH.
Nat Chem Biol. 2019 Dec;15(12):1191-1198

09 Dezember 2019

mTORC2 affects the maintenance of the muscle stem cell pool.

Rion N, Castets P, Lin S, Enderle L, Reinhard JR, Rüegg MA.
Skelet Muscle. 2019 Dec 2;9(1):30.

02 Dezember 2019

Effect of Combination l-Citrulline and Metformin Treatment on Motor Function in Patients With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Hafner P, Bonati U, Klein A, Rubino D, Gocheva V, Schmidt S, Schroeder J, Bernert G, Laugel V, Steinlin M, Capone A, Gloor M, Bieri O, Hemkens LG, Speich B, Zumbrunn T, Gueven N, Fischer D.

13 November 2019

mTORC 1 signalling is not essential for the maintenance of muscle mass and function in adult sedentary mice.

Ham AS, Chojnowska K, Tintignac LA, Lin S, Schmidt A, Ham DJ, Sinnreich M, Rüegg MA.
J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2019 Nov 7.

07 November 2019