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13TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES

Nice Acropolis Convention Centre | Société d’Exploitation de Nice Acropolis # | Nice, FRANCE
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Title: 13TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES
Specialty: , Neurology
Dates: From Jul, 5, 2014 to Jul, 10, 2014
Location: Nice, FRANCE
Type: Congress
Registration Cost: From 320 to 750 EUR
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Nice Acropolis Convention Centre | Société d’Exploitation de Nice Acropolis #

NICE, FRANCE

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Nestled in the heart of downtown Nice, just 15 minutes from the airport, the Acropolis Convention and Exhibition complex offers you: 5 auditoriums with 250 to 2,500 seats, 50 meeting rooms with 20 to 800 seats and a 26,000 sqm exhibition hall. The facilities boast modular configurations that can be easily rearranged to suit the most demanding needs.
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Welcome message:

Dear Colleagues,

 

 

On behalf of the Scientific and Organizing Committee of the XIII International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases (ICNMD XIII), I am delighted to invite you to join us in Nice, France, July 5-10, 2014 in the modern facilities of the Acropolis Congress Centre

ICNMD is the 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 firmly established by the global neuromuscular community as the most important forum and the 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. 

Waiting to welcome you to Nice - France in July 2014 at ICNMD XIII.

Claude Desnuelle, MD, PhD
President of the Congress

Speakers/Faculty:
AARTSMA-RUS Annemieke
Leiden, The Netherlands


ADAMS David 
Le Kremlin Bicêtre, France


ALLARD Bruno 
Lyon, France


ANTOINE Jean-Christophe 
Saint Etienne, France


ASKANAS Valerie
Los Angeles, USA


BARTOLI Marc 
Marseille, France


BEESON David 
Oxford, United Kingdom


BEHIN Anthony 
Paris, France


BELLGARD Matthew
Perth, Australia


BENVENISTE Olivier 
Paris, France


BEROUD Christophe 
Marseille, France


BERRIH-AKNIN Sonia 
Paris, France


BONNEMANN Carsten 
Bethesda, USA


BRAUN Thomas
Bad Nauheien, Germany


BUJ-BELLO Anna 
Evry, France


BURDEN Steven
New-York, USA


BURGHES Arthur
Columbus, USA


BUSHBY Kate 
Newcastle, United 
Kingdom

BUTLER-BROWNE Gillian
Paris, France


CALLAGHAN Brian 
Ann Arbor, USA


CAMPBELL Kevin 
Iowa City, USA


CARRIER Lucie
Hamburg, Germany


CHANDRAN Siddarthan
Edinburgh, United Kingdom


CHAPON Francoise
Caen, France


COLLINS Michael P
Milwaukee, USA


CORNBLATH David R
Baltimore, USA


CORNELISON Dawn 
Columbia, USA


DALAKAS Marinos 
Philadelphia, USA & Athens, Greece


DEBAETS Marc 
Maastricht, The 
Netherlands

DICKSON George
London, United Kingdom


DIMAURO Salvatore
New-York, USA


DIRKSEN Robert
Rochester NY, USA


DUBOC Denis 
Paris, France


EVOLI Amelia
Rome, Italy


FELDMAN L Eva
Ann Arbor, USA


FERLINI A.
Ferrara, Italy


FONTAINE  Bertrand 
Paris, France 


FRANZINI-ARMSTRONG Clara 
Philadelphia, USA


FURLING Denis
Paris, France


GAUTEL Mathias
London, United Kingdom


GERT VAN DIJK J 
Leiden, The Netherlands


GIOMETTO Bruno
Treviso, Italy


GLASS David 
Boston, USA


GOLDBERG Alfred
Boston, USA


GOMES Edgar
Paris, France


GRISOLD Wolfgang 
Vienna, Austria


GUTTRIDGE Denis 
Columbus, USA


HADDEN Robert DM 
London, United Kingdom
HANTAI Daniel 
Paris, France


HARTUNG Hans-Peter 
Dusseldorf, Germany


HEGDE Madhuri 
Atlanta, USA


HILL Joseph A
Dannas, USA


ILLA Isabel 
Barcelona, Spain


KIERNAN Matthew 
Sydney, Australia


KIMBER Eva 
Uppsala, Sweden


KLEY Rudolf A
Bochum, Germany


KUNTZER Thierry 
Lausanne, Swiss 


KURTH Ingo 
Jena, Germany


LAFORET Pascal 
Paris, France


LAING Nigel G
Perth, Australia


LAMMERDING Jan 
New York, USA


LANDERS John 
Boston, USA


LEGER Andrew
Boston, USA


LE GRAND Fabien 
Paris, France


LE PANSE Rozen 
Paris, France


LEVY Nicolas
Marseille, France


LOCHMULLER Hanns 
Newcastle, United Kingdom


MARCELLE Christophe 
Melbourne, Australia


MEOLA Giovanni
Milan, Italy


MERCURI Eugenio
Rome, Italy


MERLINI Luciano
Bologna, Italy


MICHAUD Jacques 
Montreal, Canada


MIRABELLA Massimiliano
Rome, Italy


MOLKENTIN Jeffrey 
Cincinnati, USA


MORGAN Jennifer 
London, United Kingdom


MOULLIER Philippe
Nantes, France


MUCHIR  Antoine 
Paris, France


MUNTONI Francesco 
London, United Kingdom


NIGRO Vincenzo 
Naples, Italy


NISHINO Ichizo 
Tokyo, Japan


NOBILE-ORAZIO Eduardo 
Milan, Italy


OLDFORS Anders 
Gothenburg, Sweden


OLIVÉ Montse
Barcelona, Spain


OLWIN Bradley 
Boulder, USA


OTTENHEIJM Coen 
Amsterdam, The Netherlands


PAQUIS Véronique
Nice, France


PATEL Ketan 
Reading, United Kingdom


PELLIZZONI Livio 
New York, USA


POURQUIE Olivier 
Strasbourg, France


PREISLER Nicolai 
Copenhagen, Denmark


PUYMIRAT Jack 
Quebec, Canada


RAHBEK Jes
Aarhus, Denmark


REILLY M  Mary 
London, United Kingdom


ROBBERECHT Wim 
Leuven, Belgium


RUDNICKI Michael 
Ottawa, Canada


SACCONI Sabrina 
Nice, France


SALVIATI Leonardo
Padua, Italy


SANDRI Marco
Padua, Italy


SCHAEFFER Laurent
Lyon, France


SCHOSER Benedikt 
Munich, Germany


SENDEREK Jan 
Munich, Germany


SENDTNER Michael
Wuerzburg, Germany


SESAKI Hiromi 
Baltimore, USA


SHAW Pamela
Sheffield, United Kingdom


SILANI Vincenzo
Milan, Italy


SMITH Gordon 
Salt Lake City, USA


SORRENTINO Vincenzo 
Siena, Italy


TAJSHARGI Homa 
Gothenburg, Sweden


TALBOT Kevin 
Oxford, United Kingdom


TAPSCOTT Stephen 
Seattle, USA


TEDESCO Francesco Saverio
London, United Kingdom


THORNTON Charles A
Rochester NY, USA


TIMMERMAN Vincent
Antwerp, Belgium


TOSCANO Antonio
Messina, Italy


TROLLET  Capucine 
Paris, France


TULINIUS Mar 
Gothenburg, Sweden


TZAHOR Eldad 
Rehovot, Israel


TZARTOS Socrates
Athens, Greece


UDD Bjarne
Tampere, Finland


UNCINI Antonino 
Teramo, Italy


VALLAT Jean-Miche
Limoges, France


VAN DEN BERG Leonard H
Utrecht, The Netherlands


VAN DEN BERGH Peter
Brussels, Belgium


VAN DER MAAREL Sylvère
Leiden, The Netherlands


VAN DOORN Peter 
Rotterdam, The 
Netherlands

VAN ENGELEN Baziel
Nijmegen, The 
Netherlands  

VERSCHUUREN Jan 
Leiden, The Netherlands


VINCENT Angela 
Oxford, United Kingdom


VISSING John
Copenhagen, Denmark


VOERMANS Nicol 
Nijmeggen, The 
Netherlands

VRANCKEN Alexander FJE
Utrecht, The Netherlands


WEIHL Chris 
St Louis, USA


WILLISON Hugh 
Glasgow, United Kingdom


WOOD Matthew 
Oxford, United Kingdom


WORMAN Howard
New York, USA


YU WAI MAN Patrick 
Newcastle, United 
Kingdom

YUKI Nobuhiro
Singapore, Singapore

ZEVIANI Massimo 
Cambridge, United 
Kingdom
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Accommodation
Accommodation:

ACCOR GROUP HOTELS rooms have been prebooked at the special rate in the following hotels. If you wish to book your room in the following hotels, please download the PDF, print and fill it before sending it to the chosen hotel.

Mercure Nice Centre Notre Dame****


Located in the centre of Nice, close to the tram and the railway station, the 4-star Mercure Nice Notre-Dame hotel is ideal for both your business trips and family holidays. To relax you will enjoy sunbathing round the pool on the roof of the hotel whilelooking out over Nice. Modern rooms with a view over an mediterranean garden, a solarium, meeting areas etc. You will be charmed by our hotel's top quality amenities and comfort.

28 avenue Notre Dame
06000 Nice, France

 

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
€154.77 - €170.10

DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
€174.03 - €191.13

Ibis Nice Palais des Congrès***


The ibis Nice Palais des Congrès hotel is located near the Port of Nice, 1.2 miles (2 km) from the town center and the Acropolis Exhibition Hall. It comprises 87 soundproofed and air-conditioned rooms. Located on the courtyard side, the hotel has a seminar room that can accommodate 30 people. The Rendez-Vous bar is open 24 hours a day serving snacks in the lounge or out on the terrace. Paying indoor parking is available.

38 rue Barberis
06300 Nice, France

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
€109.41 - €120.25

DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
€119.76 - €131.54

Ibis Styles Vieux Port***


Breakfast and unlimited WIFI are included in all rates at the ibis Styles Nice Vieux Port. The hotel is situated in the old port, 5 minutes' walk from the conference center and Old Nice and 219 yards (200 m) from the Promenade des Anglais. It has 114 spacious, air-conditioned and fully renovated rooms and a paying enclosed car park. 30 minutes from Nice Arénas Airport and 12.4 miles (20 km) from Monaco and the Italian border, it is perfect for business or leisure.

8 rue Emmanuel Philibert
06300 Nice, France

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
€130.91 - €143.90

DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
€141.25 - €155.18

Ibis Nice Centre Gare***


The ibis Nice Centre Gare is just moments away from the train station and 5 km from the airport. The hotel features 199 refurbished, airconditioned rooms including seven rooms for guests with limited mobility. Guests can also enjoy the Cafe Pasta and Cierestaurant, a terrace, a pool, a bar, 24 hour snack service, a public pay car park and WiFi internet access. The historic centre of Nice, the chateau, the modern art museum, the opera and the national theatre are all only 10 minutes away on the tram.

14, avenue Thiers
06000 Nice, France

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
€101.93 - €112.02

DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
€111.35 - €122.29

NH Hotel ****

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The NH Nice hotel offers an exceptionally practical and accessible location, providing guests with the perfect starting point to take advantage of the rich historical heritage of Nice and the French Riviera. Located in the city’s old quarter close to the Mediterranean Sea, with its famed beachside promenades and Nice harbor area, the NH Nice hotel is just a short distance from major attractions, as well as the lively pedestrian zone, shopping areas, and numerous bars and restaurants. Well-served by public transportation (the tramway stops right in front of the  hotel), the NH Nice hotel is also easy to reach by car, offering fast access to the motorway for business and tourism in the dynamic and picturesque area surrounding Nice.

NH Nice was completely renovated in 2009-2010, offering 152 large Wi-Fi equipped guestrooms with upscale comfort, design, and amenities. There is public parking for your convenience (paid service)
2-4, Parvis de l´Europe
06300 Nice, France

INDICATIVE RATES:

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
€180 - €220

Mercure Nice Promenade des Anglais****

WEBSITE


The 4-star Mercure Nice Promenade des Anglais is situated at the top of the Promenade des Anglais overlooking the sea and is perfect for business travel or getaways as a couple. You'll be bowled over by the contemporary, non-smoking rooms in the peacefulcourtyard, with views of the city, garden or sea. Enjoy the comfort and quality services of our hotel. Whether for business or pleasure, the Mercure Nice Promenade des Anglais has everything you need.

2, rue Halevy
06000 Nice, France

INDICATIVE RATES:

 SINGLE OCCUPANCY
€202 - €220

DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
€221 - €241

Scientific Content Up to Date
Submission Info

The ICNMD 2014 Scientific Committee is pleased to invite all delegates to submit abstracts in the several categories.

When submitting your abstract, you will have to select a topic that you wish to submit your abstract under.
This will allow to dispatch your submitted abstract among the members of the Review Abstract Committee and when your abstract will be accepted to schedule your poster in corresponding theme session. Note, the Committee reserves the right to re-categorize.

Group 1 – Basic sciences in neuromuscular diseases

  • 1.1 - Muscle homeostasis / Muscle regeneration
  • 1.2 - Muscle structure / Muscle development / Muscle growth
  • 1.3 - Muscle atrophy / Degeneration
  • 1.4 - Nuclear envelope / Nuclear matrix of muscle cell
  • 1.5 – Ionic exchanges in neuron and muscle
  • 1.6 – Immune mechanisms in neuromuscular diseases
  • 1.7 – Fundamental approaches of motor neuron, axon and related
  • 1.8 - Neuromuscular junction: Basic Aspects
  • 1.9 - Others

Group 2 – Muscle diseases of genetic origin: clinic, pathophysiology, therapy

  • 2.1 - Dystrophinopathy
  • 2.2 – Muscle dystrophies (non dystrophinopathy)
  • 2.3 - Congenital muscular dystrophy
  • 2.4 - Congenital myopathies / myopathies with prominent muscle contractures
  • 2.5 - Distal myopathy / Myofibrillar Myopathies
  • 2.6 - Myotonic disorders
  • 2.7 - Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophies / Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy
  • 2.8 - Metabolic Myopathies / Mitochondrial Myopathies / Muscle channelopathies and related
  • 2.9 – Other myopathies including GNE - Hereditary Inclusion Body Myopathy

Group 3 – Acquired myopathies: clinic, pathophysiology, therapy

  • 3.1 – Inflammatory / dysimmune myopathies
  • 3.2 – Inclusion body myositis
  • 3.3 – Toxic / Endocrine / other acquired myopathies

Group 4- Diseases of neuromuscular junction: clinic, pathophysiology, therapy

  • 4.1 – Mysthenia gravis
  • 4.2 - Myasthenic syndromes
  • 4.3 - Congenital myasthenia

Group 5 - Peripheral neuropathy: clinic, pathophysiology, therapy

  • 5.1 - Peripheral neuropathy: inflammatory / dysimmune / associated with haemopathy
  • 5.2 – Peripheral neuropathy of genetic origin
  • 5.3 - Peripheral neuropathy: metabolic / toxic / paraneoplastic
  • 5.4 - Peripheral neuropathy: others

Group 6 - Motor neuron diseases: clinic, pathophysiology, therapy

  • 6.1 - Motor neuron diseases: pathophysiology, genetics
  • 6.2 - Motor neuron diseases: epidemiology, clinic, treatment
  • 6.3 - Spinal muscular atrophy / Neuronopathies

Group 7 – Techniques of diagnostic in neuromuscular diseases

  • 7.1 - Imaging / Biomarkers
  • 7.2 - Histopathology / Immunopathology / Ultrastructural study
  • 7.3 - Electrophysiological techniques
  • 7.4 – Biochemical and molecular techniques

Group 8 – Miscellaneous

  • 8.1 - Home cares / Social programs in neuromuscular diseases
  • 8.2 – Psychological and neuropsychological approaches of neuromuscular diseases / Ethical aspects
  • 8.3 - Rehabilitation in neuromuscular diseases
  • 8.4 - Functional evaluation in neuromuscular diseases / Outcome measures in clinical trials
  • 8.5 - Others

 

Deadline

The deadline for submitting abstracts is 15 February 2014 (extended). No abstract will be considered after the closing date.

Eligibility

Submitting an abstract does not register you for ICNMD 2014; you must register for the Congress.

Submission Instructions

Click here to access the submission instructions and outline of the submission process. Paper and disk submissions will NOT be accepted. Abstracts can only be submitted online. ICNMD 2014 organisers expect that all abstracts selected for presentation will be presented by the authors and that submitted abstracts will not be withdrawn. Please do not submit an abstract if you are not able to travel to the Congress and present it in the form selected.

If you have any question regarding the abstract submission process, .

 

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