The 4th Global Conference on Myositis (GCOM 2022) will be held in Prague, Czech Republic on 6 - 9 June 2022 at the O2 Universum multifunctional centre. The conference will be organized as a hybrid meeting, i.e. with the possibility of on-site attendance or with virtual participation using simultaneous online streaming. This is to enable to take part in the conference also to those who will not be able to come personally due to possible restrictions imposed by COVID-19 pandemic.
Main topics include the following areas: 1. Genes and environment; 2. Pathogenesis, including mitochondrial biology; 3. Antibodies & biomarkers; 4. Covid-19 and myositis; 5. Skin in myositis; 6. Imaging in myositis; 7. Drug induced myositis; 8. Juvenile myositis/Juvenile to adult transition; 9. Towards personalized medicine (treatment of myositis); 10. Inclusion body myositis; 11. Repairing damage; 12. Other.
Juvenile dermatomyositis workshop.
Workshops for patients including physiotherapy and occupational therapy and session with Questions and Answers.
A poster session both for scientists and for patients will be available for onsite as well as online participants.
Information and on-line registration: www.congressprague.cz/kongresy/myositis2022.html
Abstract deadline: extended to 22 February 2022.
In each of the topics 2 - 4 abstracts will be selected for oral presentations.
A prize will be awarded to 10 best abstracts from young authors (age ≤ 35 years).
For Juvenile dermatomyositis workshop 6 abstracts will be chosen for full oral presentation and sponsored by Cure JM Foundation. A preference will be given to young investigators.
Early bird registration date: 31 March 2022
Further information can also be obtained from Prof. Jiri Vencovsky, Institute of Rheumatology
Na Slupi 450/4, 12850 Prague 2, Czech Republic,
Phone: +420 234075340.
For Local Organising Committee,
Olga Kryštůfková, MD PhD
Published on 7 February 2022.