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Call for applications

Eligible are research projects focused on improving treatment, care and support of the DM patient and his/her family, as well as molecular biology and basic and translational science. Deadline for submission: 6 September 2019

MDF Annual Conference

13-14 September 2019, Philadelphia
This year's conference program will include a host of sessions exploring research, drug development, disease symptom management, and provide formal and informal community networking opportunities.
CNS Outcome Measures Development Workshop: 12 September
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ENMC workshops

The call for workshop applications is open.
NEW Deadline: 1 March 2019

How to submit a workshop application


Call for grant applications for funding of basic research projects.
Deadline: September 6th, 2019

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5th Ottawa International Conference on Neuromuscular Disease and Biology

Ottawa, 17-19 October 2019

The conference will offer an outstanding program emphasizing recent breakthroughs in basic and translational research and clinical discoveries in neuromuscular disease.
Abstracts submission and early bird deadline: August 2nd


Job opportunities

One post-doctoral position is available at the Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, in the group of Prof. Perrine Castets .
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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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Extraocular muscle function is impaired in ryr3 -/- mice.

Eckhardt J, Bachmann C, Sekulic-Jablanovic M, Enzmann V, Park KH, Ma J, Takeshima H, Zorzato F, Treves S.
J Gen Physiol. 2019 Jul 1;151(7):929-943

02 juillet 2019

Skeletal muscle PGC-1α1 reroutes kynurenine metabolism to increase energy efficiency and fatigue-resistance.

Agudelo LZ, Ferreira DMS, Dadvar S, Cervenka I, Ketscher L, Izadi M, Zhengye L, Furrer R, Handschin C, Venckunas T, Brazaitis M, Kamandulis S, Lanner JT, Ruas JL.
Nat Commun. 2019 Jun 24;10(1):2767

24 juin 2019

Structural Transition, Function and Dysfunction of TDP-43 in Neurodegenerative Diseases.

Afroz T, Pérez-Berlanga M, Polymenidou M.
Chimia (Aarau). 2019 May 29;73(6):380-390.

01 juin 2019

Rescue of spinal muscular atrophy mouse models with AAV9-Exon-specific U1 snRNA.

Donadon I, Bussani E, Riccardi F, Licastro D, Romano G, Pianigiani G, Pinotti M, Kostantinova P, Evers M, Lin S, Rüegg MA, Pagani F.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2019 May 25. pii:gkz469.

31 mai 2019