EURO-NMD Educational Webinars

Dec 10, 2019, 12:00 AM New! Non-WMS Events
EURO-NMD Educational Webinars EURO-NMD provide educational webinars on a monthly basis to increase the knowledge around different specialist areas related to the neuromuscular field. Each webinar lasts approximately one hour with the opportunit...
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Prizewinners, WMS-24 Congress, Copenhagen, 2019

Nov 8, 2019, 12:00 AM Previous WMS Meetings
Prizewinners – WMS Copenhagen, 2019 President’s Prize for Best First-Time Presenter O.08 - Afrooz Rashnonejad President’s Prize for Young Myologist of the Year O.20 - Marco Savarese Léa Rose SMA award P.361 - Chiara Brusa Duch...
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Photos from WMS 2019 are now available

Nov 4, 2019, 12:00 AM General
Photos from WMS 2019 are now available You can find a selection of photos taken during WMS 2019 Congresses under the ''Members'' section. Only the members can access the photo album by logging in to the Members Area. If you have any queries abo...
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Future WMS meeting locations and dates

Oct 14, 2019, 12:00 AM Future WMS Meetings
WMS 25: Halifax, Canada, 30 September - 4 October 2020 WMS 26: Prague, Czech Republic, 21-25 September 2021 Request for Proposal (RFP) for WMS This RFP invites the submission of bids to host the Congress in the future. Any proposal to ...
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Teaching videos for open muscle biopsy and freeze fixation procedures

Apr 29, 2019, 12:00 AM General
Teaching videos for open muscle biopsy and freeze fixation procedures Teaching videos for open muscle biopsy and freeze fixation procedures by Siriraj Hospital and NCNP (endorsed by WMS) can be found at https://www.ncnp.go.jp/nin/guide/r1/video...
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Duchenne UK announces new research grants

Jan 17, 2019, 12:00 AM General
Duchenne UK announces new research grants Duchenne UK is pleased to announce that two million pounds are available to fund the best research proposals into the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy in 2019 and that we are inviting research p...
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WMS Membership; 2019, 2020 and 2021

Dec 3, 2018, 12:00 AM For Members
Our  system for online new member registration and secure renewal system is by using credit cards. The current annual subscription rates to the Society are 200 euros for one year 380 euros for two years and 560 euros for 3 years ...
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Prizewinners, WMS-23 Congress, Mendoza, 2018

Nov 26, 2018, 12:00 AM Previous WMS Meetings
Prizewinners – WMS Mendoza, 2018 President’s Prize for Best First-Time Presenter O.3 Mitsuri Sasaki-Honda President’s Prize for Young Myologist of the Year O.1  Sandra Donkervoort Léa Rose SMA award P.167 Lisa Edel Duchen...
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Photogallery

Oct 18, 2018, 12:00 AM General
You can find a selection of photos taken during WMS Congresses under the ''Members'' section. The first samples are from the WMS 2005 Iguassu Congress and then each year thereafter. We hope you enjoy viewing these pictures from the triple E Societ...
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Fellowships and Prizes

Jan 10, 2018, 12:00 AM Current WMS Congress
Fellowships and Prizes Every year the WMS Education fund awards in excess of 50 fellowships, funded by an annual royalty from Neuromuscular Disorders by Elsevier. FELLOWSHIPS The Programme Committee selects the recipients based on the qua...
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Professor Giovanni Nigro

Oct 15, 2017, 12:00 AM General
Professor Giovanni Nigro passed away on the 13th of October. He was 86 years old. He has been a pillar  of Myology. He participated to the foundation of several Societies: European Alliance of Muscular Dystrophy Associations (EAMDA), the Euro...
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Prizewinners, WMS-22 Congress, Saint Malo, 2017

Oct 13, 2017, 12:00 AM Previous WMS Meetings
WMS Saint Malo 2017 - Awards President’s prize for best first-time presenter Elinam Gayi - Tamoxifen increases survival, improves motor function and reduces levels of BIN1 and DNM2 in a mouse model of X-linked centronuclear (myotubular) myop...
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The WMS Executive Board

Apr 6, 2017, 12:05 AM General
The WMS Executive Board has elected new officers The WMS Executive Board has met 30-31 March in London. New elections for the next 3-year term were due after the new Executive Board had been elected at the 2016 WMS meeting in Granada. As P...
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Prizewinners, WMS-21 Congress, Granda, 2016

Nov 8, 2016, 12:00 AM Previous WMS Meetings
WMS Granada 2016 - Awards President’s Prize for Best First-Timer Ayesha Saleem President’s Prize for Young Myologist of the Year Gina Ravenscroft Léa Rose Spinal Muscular Atrophy Award Mariacristina Scoto Duchenne Research Fun...
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WMS online registration and renewal system

Nov 3, 2016, 12:00 AM General
New member registration and secure renewal system can be done by using credit cards. The current annual subscription rates to the Society are 200 euros for one year 380 euros for two years and 560 euros for 3 years We would encourage yo...
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Prizewinners, WMS-20 Congress, Brighton, 2015

Oct 31, 2015, 12:00 AM Previous WMS Meetings
President’s Prize for Young Myologist of the Year Eduardo Malfatti – A premature stop codon in MYO18B is associated with severe nemaline myopathy with cardiomyopathy President’s Prize for Best First-Timer Jean Seto - A gene fo...
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Prizewinners, WMS-19 Congress, Berlin, 2014

Oct 17, 2014, 12:00 AM Previous WMS Meetings
WMS Berlin 2014 Prizewinners President's Prize for Young Myologist of the Year Nicol Voermans Sporadic late onset nemaline myopathy with MGUS: Long term follow-up after melphalan and autologous stem cell transplantation President's Prize for B...
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Call for offers of future venues for the annual WMS congress

Oct 25, 2013, 12:00 AM Future WMS Meetings
Any members of the Society who wish to host a WMS congress in 2020 and onwards, should first send their letter of intent. The groups who have already submitted an application need not repeat it, but can add an addendum if they wish. A set of guide...
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Prizewinners, WMS-18 Congress, Asilomar, 2013

Oct 8, 2013, 12:00 AM Previous WMS Meetings
President's Prize, Young Myologist of the Year Laurent Servais: Congenital muscular dystrophy phenotype with excess of neuromuscular spindles in a 5-year old girl President's Prize, Best First Timer N. Doorenweerd: The Duchenne Bra...
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Prizewinners, WMS-17 Congress, Perth, 2012

Oct 18, 2012, 12:00 AM Previous WMS Meetings
President's Prize, Young Myologist of the Year Kristen Nowak: Efficacy of cardiac actin over-expression therapy for ACTA1 disease seems mutation specific (CO3) President's Prize, Best First Timer Kate Quinlan: ACTN3 genotype influences skeletal...
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