Scientific Conferences

Upcoming Conferences

  • June 26-30, 2016 - PPMD Annual Connect Conference in Washington, DC, USA

    The Connect Conference is the largest, most comprehensive annual, international conference focused entirely on Duchenne. It presents an opportunity for families, physicians, researchers, and experts of all kind, to speak face-to-face about Duchenne. These meetings open communication channels, lay the groundwork for future collaborations, and shape our understanding of the Duchenne landscape.

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  • June 29-July 2, 2016 - New Directions in Biology Conference in Orlando, FL, USA

    The New Directions in Biology and Disease of Skeletal Muscle Conference highlighted recent developments in muscle biology, disease, and therapy with presentations by leading international researchers. It will be held in Orlando, Florida from June 29th to July 2nd, 2016.

    Jain Foundation Attendees: TBD

    For more information, visit their website here.

     

  • July 5-9, 2016 - ICNMD in Toronto, Canada

    The International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases (ICNMD) Conference is regular meeting of the Research Group on Neuromuscular Diseases-World Federation of Neurology (RGNMD-WFN) hosted all around the world as a every 4-year event from now more than 50 years. It is a unique opportunity to share scientific advances by those involved in the fields of improving care, understanding disease pathogenesis, and developing innovative treatments in muscle, neuromuscular junction, peripheral neuropathies and motor neuron diseases. It will be held in Toronto, Canada from July 5th through July 9th, 2016.

    Jain Foundation Attendees: TBD

    For more information, visit their website here.

     

  • October 4-8, 2016 - WMS in Granada, Spain

    The International Congress of the World Muscle Society is an annual international Congress on neuromuscular disorders. This year´s focus will be on Protein Aggregation, Autophagy and Proteomics, Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophies (LGMDs) and the Advances in Treatment of Neuromuscular Disorders.

    For more information, visit their website here.

     

Past Conferences

  • March 11-14, 2015- MDA Annual Scientific Conference in Washington, D.C., USA

    The Muscular Dystrophy Association MDA is committed to enhancing the communication of new research findings and of information relating to the delivery of effective medical care for neuromuscular diseases. To achieve this goal, MDA hosts an annual conference series, with scientific and clinical conferences held in alternate years.  

    Jain Foundation Attendees: Brad Williams

    For more information, visit their website here.

     

  • September 30 - October 4, 2015 - WMS in Brighton, United Kingdom

    The International Congress of the World Muscle Society is an annual international Congress on neuromuscular disorders.

    Jain Foundation Attendees: Elaine Lee

    For more information, visit their website here.

     

  • November 4-7, 2015 - Jain Foundation Scientific Conference in Toronto, Canada

    The Jain Foundation Conference hosts a conference specifically on dysferlinopathy.

    Jain Foundation Attendees: All Jain Foundation staff

    For more information, visit our website here.