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TREAT-NMD expert masterclass

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 22-26 May 2023

The TREAT-NMD five day expert masterclass is a free interactive teaching course where leading experts will provide education and information surrounding three core subjects:Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Gene Therapy, Spinal muscular atrophy.

Application open


26. Kongress des Medizinisch-Wissenschaftlichen Beirates der DGM

Essen, 22-25 March 2023

This meeting will be in german.

Info and deadlines


Padua Days on Muscle and Motility Medicine

Padua, Italy, 29 March - 1 April 

organized by the Myology Institute, Florida

more Info


FSHD Symposium 2023

Luzerner Kantonsspital  31 May 2023 (in german and english)

Das Symposium richtet sich an Assistenzärztinnen und Assistenzärzte, Fachärztinnen und Fachärzte der Neurologie, Rheumatologie, Orthopädie, Pädiatrie, Neurogenetik sowie Fachpersonen der Physiotherapie.

Info and registration


Grant opportunity

The call is focused on 1. Novel therapeutic approaches for centronuclear myopathies, 2. Cellular and molecular mechanisms of centronuclear myopathies, 3. Regenerative medicine

Deadline 28 April 2023, 17h


MDA clinical and scientific conference

Dallas, USA, 19-22 March 2023

Abstract submission open



Grant opportunity

This call is open to any research project on primary mitochondrial diseases that will develop a single therapeutic approach targeting several mitochondrial diseases.

Deadline for submissions: May 5th


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


Quantitative proteomic analysis of skeletal muscles from wild-type and transgenic mice carrying recessive Ryr1 mutations linked to congenital myopathies.

Eckhardt J, Ruiz A, Koenig S, Frieden M, Meier H, Schmidt A, Treves S, Zorzato F.
Elife. 2023 Mar 2;12:e83618.

02 März 2023

Radiomics and machine learning applied to STIR sequence for prediction of quantitative parameters in facioscapulohumeral disease.

Colelli G, Barzaghi L, Paoletti M, Monforte M, Bergsland N, Manco G, Deligianni X, Santini F, Ricci E, Tasca G, Mira A, Figini S, Pichiecchio A.
Front Neurol. 2023 Feb 24;14:1105276.

24 Februar 2023

Antibodies Produced by CLL Phenotype B Cells in Patients With Myasthenia Gravis Are Not Directed Against Neuromuscular Endplates.

Ingelfinger F, Kramer M, Lutz M, Widmer CC, Piccoli L, Kreutmair S, Wertheimer T, Woodhall M, Waters P, Sallusto F, Lanzavecchia A, Mundt S, Becher B, Schreiner B.
Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm....

08 Februar 2023

New tools to study the interaction between integrins and latent TGFβ1.

Bachmann M, Kessler J, Burri E, Wehrle-Haller B.
bioRxiv. 2023 Jan 26:2023.01.26.525682

26 Januar 2023

The molecular athlete: exercise physiology from mechanisms to medals.

Furrer R, Hawley JA, Handschin C.
Physiol Rev. 2023 Jan 5.

05 Januar 2023

Resistance exercise enhances long-term mTORC1 sensitivity to leucine.

D'Hulst G, Masschelein E, De Bock K.
Mol Metab. 2022 Dec;66:101615

22 Dezember 2022

Comprehensive evaluation of human-derived anti-poly-GA antibodies in cellular and animal models of C9orf72 disease.

Jambeau M, Meyer KD, Hruska-Plochan M, Tabet R, Lee CZ, Ray-Soni A, Aguilar C, Savage K, Mishra N, Cavegn N, Borter P, Lin CC, Jansen-West KR, Jiang J, Freyermuth F, Li N, De Rossi P, Pérez-Berlanga...

06 Dezember 2022

Back to basics: Optimization of DNA and RNA transfer in muscle cells using recent transfection reagents.

Cocchiararo I, Cornut M, Soldati H, Bonavoglia A, Castets P.
Exp Cell Res. 2022 Dec 15;421(2):113392.

02 Dezember 2022

Nicotinamide riboside kinases regulate skeletal muscle fiber-type specification and are rate-limiting for metabolic adaptations during regeneration.

Sonntag T, Ancel S, Karaz S, Cichosz P, Jacot G, Giner MP, Sanchez-Garcia JL, Pannérec A, Moco S, Sorrentino V, Cantó C, Feige JN.
Front Cell Dev Biol. 2022 Nov 9;10:1049653.

01 Dezember 2022

Assessment of idiopathic inflammatory myopathy using a deep learning method for muscle T2 mapping segmentation.

Wang F, Zhou S, Hou B, Santini F, Yuan L, Guo Y, Zhu J, Hilbert T, Kober T, Zhang Y, Wang Q, Zhao Y, Jin Z.
Eur Radiol. 2022 Nov 18:1-8.

30 November 2022