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Job opportunity

A PostDoc position on mechanisms and treatment options for muscular dystrophies is available in the Group Rüegg, Biozentrum Basel.

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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


Translational Summer School 2020

Leiden, 6-10 July

The summer school is targeted at MDs, PhD/Postdoc researchers and others working in translational research in the NMD or RD field. 

registration open



13th UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference, 22 – 23 April 2020, London: CANCELLED

MDA 2020 Conference, 22-25 April, Orlando: POSTPONED

ECRD, 15-16 May, Stockholm: ONLINE



The 25th International Annual Congress of the World Muscle Society

Halifax, 30 September - 4 October 2020

The main thematic topics of this year are: New developments in congenital muscle disease, Gene modifiers and gene delivery in neuromuscular disorders, Advances in the treatment of neuromuscular disorders.

General abstract submission until April 2nd




Induction of ligand promiscuity of αVβ3 integrin by mechanical force.

Bachmann M, Schäfer M, Mykuliak VV, Ripamonti M, Heiser L, Weißenbruch K, Krübel S, Franz CM, Hytönen VP, Wehrle-Haller B, Bastmeyer M.
J Cell Sci. 2020 Mar 19. pii: jcs.242404

19 mars 2020

Clinical, morphological and genetic characterization of Brody disease: an international study of 40 patients.

Molenaar JP, Verhoeven JI, Rodenburg RJ, Kamsteeg EJ, Erasmus CE, Vicart S, Behin A, Bassez G, Magot A, Péréon Y, Brandom BW, Guglielmi V, Vattemi G, Chevessier F, Mathieu J, Franques J, Suetterlin...

13 mars 2020

Mice carrying an analogous heterozygous Dynamin 2 K562E mutation that causes neuropathy in humans develop predominant characteristics of a primary myopathy.

Pereira JA, Gerber J, Ghidinelli M, Gerber D, Tortola L, Ommer A, Bachofner S, Santarella F, Tinelli E, Lin S, Rüegg MA, Kopf M, Toyka KV, Suter U.
Hum Mol Genet. 2020 Mar 4. pii: ddaa034.

04 mars 2020

STIM1 long and STIM1 gate differently TRPC1 during store-operated calcium entry.

Dyrda A, Koenig S, Frieden M.
Cell Calcium. 2020 Mar;86:102134.

17 février 2020