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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.

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11th Neuromuscular Symposium

Zürich, 21 November 2019

Key-note lecture by Prof. Carsten Bönnemann, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda/USA



TREAT-NMD 6th International Conference

Leiden, 9-11 December 2019

The aim of this international conference will be to share progress and lessons learned in the area of translational medicine in inherited neuromuscular diseases and plan for the delivery of future therapies to patients.

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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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PGC-1α plays a pivotal role in simvastatin-induced exercise impairment in mice.

Panajatovic MV, Singh F, Roos NJ, Duthaler U, Handschin C, Krähenbühl S, Bouitbir J.
Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2019 Oct 12.

12 Oktober 2019

Connective tissue fibroblasts from highly regenerative mammals are refractory to ROS-induced cellular senescence.

Saxena S, Vekaria H, Sullivan PG, Seifert AW.
Nat Commun. 2019 Sep 27;10(1):4400.

27 September 2019

Adipogenic progenitors keep muscle stem cells young.

Ancel S, Mashinchian O, Feige JN.
Aging (Albany NY). 2019 Sep 19

19 September 2019

BDNF is a mediator of glycolytic fiber-type specification in mouse skeletal muscle.

Delezie J, Weihrauch M, Maier G, Tejero R, Ham DJ, Gill JF, Karrer-Cardel B, Rüegg MA, Tabares L, Handschin C.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Aug 6;116(32):16111-16120.

06 August 2019