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 signaling by antisense-mediated exon skipping in ALK4/5 receptors (O.13)

    Léa Rose Spinal Muscular Atrophy Award

    Stefania Corti:  A model for motor neuron degeneration and treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy using human induced pluripotent stem cells (P3.15)

    Elsevier Award for best oral or poster presentation (4 awards)

    Edgar Gomes: Role of BIN-1/Amphiphysin II and N-Wasp during nuclear positioning in centronuclear myopathies (O.17)

    Kristen Perkins: Exome sequencing with linkage analysis identifies a novel ACTA1 variant in a large family with progressive muscle weakness ((P3.48)

    Gianina Ravenscroft: Mouse models of dominant ACTA1 disease recapitulate human disease and provide insight into therapies (O.24)

    Giorgio Tasca: Lower limb muscle MRI in a large cohort of FSHD patients (P2.38)

    WMS Subscription Prize (15 awards)

    Maisoon Alhamidi

    Fukutin-related protein resides in the Golgi cisternae of human skeletal muscle fibres and forms disulfide-linked homodimers via an N-terminal interaction interface (P2.17)

    Roberta Capogrosso

    Toward the identification of druggable pathways involved in disease-related fatigue in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: in vivo and ex vivo studies in dystrophic mdx mice (P4.26)

    Olivier Dorchies

    Tamoxifen, an estrogen receptor modulator, is extremely potent on dystrophic 9mdx5Cv) mice (P4.15)

    Chiara Fiorillo

    Novel mutation of TRPV4 in congenital distal SMA with vocal cord paralysis (P3.2)

    Teresa Genesini

    The effects of psychoanalysis in neuromuscular disorders (P1.60)

    Ana Rita Gonçalves

    Molecular profile of 307 Portuguese patients with dystrophinopathy, including 39 new variants (P1.4)

    Rudy Kley

    Proteomic analysis of protein aggregates in filaminopathy (P5.57)

    Laura McAdam

    Early death following minor trauma in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (P1.7)

    Hannah Radley-Crabb

    A comparison of metabolism and protein synthesis rates in young and adult dystrophic mdx and control C57Bl/10 mice (P1.26)

    Valeria Ricotti

    Benefits and adverse effects of glucocorticoids in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (P4.5)

    Jaakko Sarparanta

    LGMD1D mutations impair the antiaggregation activity of DNAJB6 (P2.26)

    Verena Schoewel

    Mstn/Dysf double knockout mice gain muscle mass but no strength (P2.55)

    Maaike van Putten

    Low dystrophin levels improve life expectancy, phenotype and functional performance in the mdx/utrn-/- (P1.22)

    Luis Vernengo

    Migration of an ancestral dysferlin splicing mutation from the Iberian peninsula to South America (P2.56)

    Eiji Wada

    Effects of dietary phosphate on extensive ectopic calcification in mdx mouse and its muscle function (P4.20)