WMS 2020 Virtual Congress

Sep 25, 2020, 12:00 AM New! Current WMS Congress
WMS 2020 Virtual Congress Dear members of the World Muscle Society, dear friends and colleagues, Normally the local organisers of the upcoming WMS congress would address you with a welcome message to our Society’s annual meeting. However...
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Future WMS meeting locations and dates

Jul 28, 2020, 12:00 AM Future WMS Meetings
WMS 25: Virtual, 28 September - 2 October 2020 WMS 26: Prague, Czech Republic, 21-25 September 2021 WMS 27: Halifax, Canada 10-15 October 2022 Request for Proposal (RFP) for WMS This RFP invites the submission of bids to host the Co...
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To add event/call/job...

Jul 14, 2020, 12:00 AM Non-WMS Events
To add event/call... If you would like to add your event/call/job details to our website please send the following information to office@worldmusclesociety.org. Title Description/Introduction (up to 400 words) Venue/ location (with ci...
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Open positions at Dyne Therapeutics

Jul 10, 2020, 9:00 AM Non-WMS Events
Open positions at Dyne Therapeutics Company Overview: Dyne Therapeutics is pioneering life-transforming therapies for patients with serious muscle diseases. The company’s FORCE™ platform delivers oligonucleotides and other molecules to skele...
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Covid-19 and people with neuromuscular disorders: World Muscle Society position and advice

Jun 22, 2020, 12:00 AM General
Covid-19 and people with neuromuscular disorders: World Muscle Society position and advice The category of neuromuscular disease (NMD) covers a wide range of different diagnoses with widely varying levels of disability even in people with the s...
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Funding opportunities by the US CDMRP

Jun 17, 2020, 12:00 AM Non-WMS Events
Funding opportunities by the US CDMRP The CDMRP was initiated by a Congressional appropriation to foster novel approaches to biomedical research in response to the expressed needs of its stakeholders - the American public, the military, and Con...
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Duchenne UK and PPMD 2020 Joint Research Grant Call

Jun 11, 2020, 12:00 AM Non-WMS Events
Duchenne UK and PPMD 2020 Joint Research Grant Call Duchenne UK (DUK), a UK-based patient organisation, and Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a USA-based patient organisation, are pleased to announce the launch of their joint 2020 Resea...
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COVID-19 update

May 29, 2020, 9:00 AM Current WMS Congress
COVID-19 update 29th May 2020 A decision has now been reached regarding the WMS 2020 Congress in Halifax, Canada, due to take place 30th September – 4th October 2020. The COVID-19 situation has shown no sign of making the short/medium and...
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Myotubular Trust - 2020 Call for projects

May 29, 2020, 12:00 AM Non-WMS Events
MYOTUBULAR TRUST - 2020 CALL FOR PROJECTS (OPEN TO INTERNATIONAL APPLICATIONS) Background The Myotubular Trust (UK Registered Charity No: 1137177) was set up in 2006 to raise money for research to find a cure and / or treatment for any of th...
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WMS advice on Home Ventilation regarding COVID-19

Apr 15, 2020, 12:00 AM General
WMS advice on Home Ventilation regarding COVID-19 Introduction The Covid-19 pandemic is a major concern for patients with neuromuscular disorders using home ventilation. This group of people are critically dependent on a complex chain of sup...
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WMS Membership; 2021, 2022 and 2023

Apr 1, 2020, 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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14th European Paediatric Neurology Society Congress

Mar 16, 2020, 12:00 AM Non-WMS Events
14th European Paediatric Neurology Society Congress The 14th biennial congress of the European Paediatric Neurology Society will take place at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, United Kingdom between 1-5 June 2021. For more informa...
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EURO-NMD Educational Webinars

Dec 10, 2019, 12:00 AM 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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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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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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