Photogallery

Nov 2, 2017, 12:00 AM New! General
You can find a rich selection of photos taken during various activites at  the past WMS meetings under the ''members'' section. The first samples are from the 2005 Iguassu congress followed by the 2006 Bruges, the 2007 Taormina, the 2008 Newc...
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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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Future WMS meeting locations and dates

May 7, 2017, 12:00 AM Future WMS Meetings
WMS 23: Mendoza, Argentina, 2-6 October 2018 WMS 24: Copenhagen, Denmark, 24-28 September 2019 WMS 25: Toronto, Canada, 2020
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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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22nd International Congress of the WMS

Nov 3, 2016, 12:00 AM Current WMS Congress
3-7 October 2017, St. Malo, France A four day symposium of the WMS. The symposium will be held in the traditional format with 3 selected topics Excitation-contraction coupling: basic aspects and related disorders Extra-muscular manif...
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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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Prizewinners, WMS-16 Congress, Almancil, 2011

Nov 30, 2011, 12:00 AM Previous WMS Meetings
President's Prize, Young Myologist of the Year Richard Lemmers:  Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy: muscle running out of control (O.19) President's Prize, Best First Timer Dwi Kemaladewi:  Interference of myostatin and TGF-beta ...
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WMS Membership; 2017, 2018 and 2019

Aug 9, 2011, 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-15 Congress, Kumamoto 2010

Oct 31, 2010, 12:00 AM Previous WMS Meetings
WMS 2010 Young Investigator Prizes - Kumamoto     Presentation ...
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Prizewinners, WMS-14 Congress, Geneva 2009

Oct 8, 2009, 12:00 AM Previous WMS Meetings
You can view the list of prize winners at the WMS-14 Geneva congress, an annual tradition. WMS 2009 Young Investigator Prizes     ...
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WMS is a Charity

Nov 24, 2008, 12:00 AM General
Monday 24th November 2008.  News has just come through that the Charity Commission in the UK has granted Charitable Status to the World Muscle Society. The official registration number is 1126862.
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Prizewinners, WMS-13 Congress, Newcastle 2008

Oct 30, 2008, 12:00 AM Previous WMS Meetings
You can view the list of prize winners at the WMS-13 Newcastle congress, which has long become an annual tradition.   WMS 2008 Young Investigator Prizes   ...
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Neuromuscular Disorders Online Gene Table

Oct 3, 2008, 12:00 AM General
Professor Jean Claude Kaplan from Paris has created a comprehensive online gene table on practically all the neuromuscular disorders. You can search this site for disease groups, diseases, genes, chromosomes, gene products and inheritance. The add...
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