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New transnational call for rare dieseases

The European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJP RD) calls for Proposals on “Pre-clinical research to develop effective therapies for rare diseases".

Call conditions
Pre-proposals by February 18th


Funding opportunity

International Research Grants in Congenital Muscular Dystrophy, with focus on αDG, Collagen VI, LAMA2, LMNA, Selenon. 

Deadline for proposal submission: February 7th


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


Funding opportunity

The German-Dutch-Austrian association on central nuclear myopathies launches an international call for research programs on centronuclear myopathies.

Deadline for proposals submission: March 31st


PHD1 controls muscle mTORC1 in a hydroxylation-independent manner by stabilizing leucyl tRNA synthetase.

D'Hulst G, Soro-Arnaiz I, Masschelein E, Veys K, Fitzgerald G, Smeuninx B, Kim S, Deldicque L, Blaauw B, Carmeliet P, Breen L, Koivunen P, Zhao SM, De Bock K.
Nat Commun. 2020 Jan 10;11(1):174.

15 janvier 2020

Lifestyle vs. pharmacological interventions for healthy aging.

Furrer R, Handschin C.
Aging (Albany NY). 2020 Jan 10:5-7.

07 janvier 2020

Characterization of mesoangioblast cell fate and improved promyogenic potential of a satellite cell-like subpopulation upon transplantation in dystrophic murine muscles.

Mavoungou LO, Neuenschwander S, Pham U, Iyer PS, Mermod N.
Stem Cell Res. 2019 Dec;41:101619.

16 décembre 2019

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 décembre 2019