World Muscle Society Annual Congress

We invite you to join us in Perth, Western Australia for the 17th International Congress of the World Muscle Society

Spring in Perth is a lovely time to visit with average temperatures of 22 degrees Celsius and blooming wildflowers, the Congress provides the perfect opportunity to visit this beautiful state. Venture beyond the city to the South West with its pristine beaches, dramatic coastline, stunning forests, unique flora and fauna and delicious fresh food and wine it’s no wonder this region was voted by Lonely Planet in 2010 as one of the world’s top 10 regions to visit. Mark your diary now for what promises to be a great Congress.

Impact of New Diagnostic Techniques on Clinical Practice in Neuromuscular Disorders\
Congenital myopathies
Standards of Care in Neuromuscular Disorders
Advances in Therapy for Neuromuscular Disorders
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Impact of New Diagnostic Techniques on Clinical Practice in Neuromuscular Disorders:

Francesco Muntoni - UK - Whole exome sequencing and genetic heterogeneity of neuromuscular disorders.

Madhuri Hegde - USA - Novel diagnostics in neuromuscular diseases

Ronald D. Cohn - USA (Canada) - USA - Ethical implications of unexpected results from gene studies

Kevin Campbell - USA – Complementation studies

Congenital myopathies

Carsten Bonnemann - USA- Changing, overlapping and enlarging spectra of congenital myopathies

Kathryn North - Australia - Clinical aspects of congenital myopathies

Nigel Laing - Australia - Actin-related disorders

Standards of Care in Neuromuscular Disorders

Susan Iannaccone - USA - Management of respiratory problems in neuromuscular disorders

Karim Wahbi - France - Cardiac management in neuromuscular disorders

Thomas Sejersen - Sweden- Standards of care in neuromuscular disorders

Advances in Therapy for Neuromuscular Disorders

In a new initiative, speakers will be selected for this oral session from submitted abstracts.

9 Oct - 13 Oct 2012

Perth
Australia
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