The Neuromuscular Disease Network for Canada

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Upcoming Neuromuscular Conferences in 2022

This year we are excited to anticipate the return of in-person conferences, which provide an invaluable training and networking experience to all members of the neuromuscular community and which have been dearly missed over the past two years. In 2022, Canada will host several major neuromuscular conferences, both domestic and international. Please take a moment to read about the 7th International TREAT-NMD Conference, the 27th International Hybrid Annual Congress of the World Muscle Society, and the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation Congress, which will be taking place across Canada over the rest of the year!

You can find more information on these events, and other international neuromuscular conferences under the events section of our website.

 

7th International TREAT-NMD Conference

Update: The TREAT-NMD Conference will take place from the 7-9th of December, 2022 in Vancouver, BC.

The TREAT-NMD Conference is a bi-annual networking event whose delegates include academics, patients and carers, patient advocacy organisations, clinical specialists and industry. Delegates have the opportunity to network with partners on key issues and challenges in neuromuscular disease, engage with panels of international experts who will inform, stimulate, and challenge debate, and acquire the latest updates on standards of care, outcome measures, patient reviews, and new developments. As with all of TREAT-NMD’s previous conferences this is a fantastic opportunity for all stakeholders, including patients, academics, clinicians, registry curators and industry representatives, to get together to network, learn and exchange ideas about translational research.

Abstracts for the TREAT-NMD conference are still being accepted! The deadline for abstract submissions is September 7th, 2022. Learn more. You can find the full programme on the TREAT-NMD website.

Register now for the TREAT-NMD conference!

 

27th International Hybrid Annual Congress of the World Muscle Society

11th to 15th October 2022. Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The 5-day meeting will be an opportunity to catch up on the latest developments in neuromuscular diseases from around the world, with the main thematic topics that will be addressed in the plenary sessions being New Developments in Congenital Muscle Disease, Neuropathies and Non-5q Motor Neuron Disease, and The Development of Therapeutic Approaches. The World Muscle Society (WMS) will be making the presentations and e-posters available via their platform and app for delegates who wish to attend virtually. You can find the full programme on the WMS Congress website.

Register now for the WMS congress!

 

Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation Congress

26th to 29th June, 2022. Montreal, Quebec.

The Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation (CNSF) hosts an annual Canadian Congress with four days of accredited scientific courses to assist our members, and others, with their Continuing Professional Development and Maintenance of Certification. This is a collegial meeting providing multidisciplinary courses relevant to all neuroscience specialties. You can find the full program on the CSCN website.

Register now for the CNSF congress!

 

Sessions with particular focus on neuromuscular disease include:

Sunday, June 26, 2022

3:40 PM – 4:20 PM EST: Approach to neuromuscular emergencies

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM EST: Clinical Case Studies: Neuromuscular (5-6 case presentations by neuromuscular specialists and Fellows)

 

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

1:45 PM – 2:15 PM EST: Update in Myasthenia Gravis Treatment

2:15 PM – 2:45 PM EST: Inflammatory myopathies and autoantibody testing: negative positives and positive negatives

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST: An unrecognized limitation of RCTs with important consequences in ALS

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM EST: Diagnostic Utility of Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound

 

If you or your organization are hosting a neuromuscular event or conference, we would like to help you share it with our neuromuscular members! For further information and to have the NMD4C share your event, please contact network communications coordinator James Davis at ().

Upcoming neuromuscular conferences

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