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Deadline Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds Jaarprijs verzet naar 27 oktober 2015
21 October 2015
In verband met de herfstvakantie is de deadline voor de jaarprijs een week verzet naar 27 oktober 2015 .  De Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds-jaarprijs neuromusculaire ziekten is een initiatief van de Stichting Interuniversitair Steunpunt Neuromusculair Onderzoek (ISNO) en ingesteld door het Prinses...
Openingssymposium Spierziekten Centrum Nederland uitgesteld
15 October 2015
Begin 2015 heeft u een aankondiging ontvangen van het openingssymposium van het Spierziekten Centrum Nederland. Dit zou in november 2015 plaatsvinden. Dit symposium is uitgesteld naar 2016. De exacte datum is nog niet bekend. Zodra er meer bekend is, wordt u hiervan op de hoogte gebracht.
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01 January 2015
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Karin Faber bijzonder hoogleraar 'Neuromusculaire Aandoeningen'
01 September 2014
Het betreft een stategische leerstoel ingesteld door de Universiteit Maastricht. De belangrijkste onderzoekslijnen /aandachtsgebieden zijn klinisch, klinimetrisch en translationeel wetenschappelijk onderzoek op het gebied van pijnlijke neuropathieën en myotone dystrofie met de hieraan gekoppelde...
Minimale criteria voor diagnostiek en medische zorg
01 August 2014
Minimale criteria voor diagnostiek en medische zorg gegeven aan volwassenen met neuromusculaire ziekten Waarvoor minimale criteria In de bijlage genoemde minimale criteria beschrijven de minimale zorg, waaraan de diagnostiek en (basis)medische zorg voor volwassenen met neuromusculaire...
Polio Conference 25-27 June 2014 Amsterdam
01 April 2014
The 2nd European Polio Conference in Amsterdam from 25-27 June 2014 welcomes you to participate. Conference website The conference theme ‘Post-Polio Syndrome – A Condition without Boundaries’ refers to the aim to cover all aspects of health problems due to polio across...
Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds prize for young investigator
13 January 2014
On the 10 th  of January 2014 the yearly Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds Symposium neuromuscular disorders was held. At this symposium the prize for the best neuromuscular paper published in 2013 was handed to Monique van Scherpenzeel for her paper 'Multiple phenotypes in phosphoglucomutase...
Symposium neuromuscular disorders January 10th 2014
07 October 2013
On Friday January 10th 2014 the yearly Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds symposium neuromuscular disorders will be held in Amsterdam.  The program is as follows: Van stapje bij beetje naar alles tegelijk? Nieuwe genetische mogelijkheden bij NMA E.H. Brilstra en N.C. Voermans Zwakte...
Thesis Lenie van den Engel-Hoek: Dysphagia in children with neuromuscular disorders
20 August 2013
On 25 april 2013, Lenie van den Engel-Hoek defended her thesis "Dysphagia in children with neuromuscular disorders" at the Radboud University in Nijmegen.  In recent years, there have been important advances in our understanding of the normal neurological regulation, physiology of feeding...
Vacature neuromusculair neuroloog Nijmegen
06 August 2013
De afdeling Neurologie van het UMC St Radboud in Nijmegen heeft een vacature voor een neuroloog die aantoonbare affiniteit heeft met, en bij voorkeur gespecialiseerd is in neuromusculaire aandoeningen. De volledige vacature vindt u hier .
Thesis Mieke Hermans: Myotonic dystrophy type 1
29 July 2013
On 21 June 2013 Mieke Hermans defended her thesis "Getting a grip on myotonic dystrophy type 1". Prof. Dr. Yigal Pinto (Cardiology, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam) is her promotor and Dr. Karin Faber (Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Center) and Dr. Ingemar Merkies (Neurology, Maastricht...
International GBS Outcome Score (IGOS): a world-wide study
28 June 2013
IGOS is an international, observational, prospective, multi-center study including at least 1000 patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome. IGOS aims to identify the clinical and biological determinants and predictors of the clinical course of GBS and to personalize and improve the treatment. GBS is an...
Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds Wetenschapsprijs
08 April 2013
The Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds will award another "Wetenschapsprijs". The application procedure starts in 2013 and the prize will be awarded in 2014. Pre-applications can be submitted until the 1st of August 2013. Read all the relevant information at the Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds subsidieportaal (in...
Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds prize for young investigator
11 January 2013
On the 11 th  of January 2013 the yearly Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds Symposium neuromuscular disorders was held. At this symposium the prize for the best neuromuscular paper published in 2012 was handed to Janneke Hoeijmakers for her paper 'Gain of function Nav1.7 mutations in idiopathic...
Symposium neuromuscular disorders January 11th 2013
08 January 2013
The location of the symposium has changed: The new address is:  Foppingadreef 22, 1102 BS, Amsterdam (also ABN-AMRO building). On Friday January 11th 2013 the yearly Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds symposium neuromuscular disorders will be held in Amsterdam. The symposium will be held for the...
Cause of FSHD2 found
18 December 2012
Scientists from the department of Human Genetics at the Leiden University Medical Center in collaboration with research groups from Seattle, Rochester, Nice, Amsterdam and Nijmegen recently have found the cause of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy type 2 (FSHD2) [Lemmers et al., Nature Genetics...
CvZ advise Pompe disease
17 September 2012
Het College voor Zorgverzekeringen (CVZ) heeft op 14 september 2012 een concept advies uitgebracht rondom de vergoeding van de medicatie voor de ziekte van Pompe. Afgelopen week hebben we met hoogleraren uit de zeven neuromuscualaire centra een brief opgesteld om stelling te nemen in de discussie. ...
Workshop: Optimizing personalized therapies with n-of-1 RCT's
20 July 2012
Workshop: Optimizing personalized therapies with n-of-1 RCT’s: experiences in common disorders and translation to orphan diseases Keynote speaker: Prof. Geoff Mitchell, University of Queensland N-of-1 trials for therapeutic precision: Australian experiences Tuesday October 23, 2012 VU...
Prinses Beatrix Fonds Year award 2012
31 May 2012
Prinses Beatrix Fonds jaarprijs neuromusculaire ziekten De Prinses Beatrix Fonds-jaarprijs neuromusculaire ziekten is ingesteld door het Prinses Beatrix Fonds, het nationaal fonds ter bestrijding van onder meer neuromusculaire ziekten. Deze prijs, een initiatief van de Stichting Interuniversitair...
Local practical guidelines available on ISNO website
19 March 2012
ISNO collected the local practical guidelines on diagnostics and treatment of neuromuscular disorders in the largest centres in the Netherlands. This was done in collaboration with the (old) neuromuscular fellows. The collection will be updated on a regular basis by the website committee...
Public support for neonatal screening for Pompe disease
16 March 2012
This study aimed to measure support for neonatal screening for Pompe disease in the general public and to compare it to support among (parents of) patients with this condition. The study was done in the Netherlands, where newborns are not currently screened for Pompe disease. Newborn screening is not...
2012 PNS/INC meeting in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
23 February 2012
The next Peripheral Nerve Society/Inflammatory Neuropathy Consortium (PNS/INC) meeting will be held in Rotterdam on June 24-27 2012. The program will focus on immune-mediated neuropathies and there will be a link with other immune-disorders. A teaching program will be offered on Sunday 24 th of June...
New guidance available for the mitochondrial syndromes
19 February 2012
A freely-available booklet entitled Mitochondrial Medicine, a Clinical Guideline has been created by the Nijmegen Centre for Mitochondrial Disorders in the Netherlands. Addressing both professionals and patients, topics include a description of over a dozen mitochondrial syndromes - all rare conditions...
Referral and indication for occupational-, physical- and speech therapy for persons with NMD
17 February 2012
On February 13 th  2012 Allan J Pieterse defended his thesis called “Referral and indication for occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech-language therapy for persons with neuromuscular disorders” at the Radboud University Nijmegen. The goal of the study by Allan Pieterse...
Prinses Beatrix Fonds prize for young investigator
13 January 2012
On the 13 th of January 2012 the yearly Prinses Beatrix Fonds Symposium neuromuscular disorders was held. The symposium was a success with attendance of 170 people working on or interested in neuromuscular disorders. During the different presentations, the audiance was able to actively participate...
Thesis Elisabeth Cats: Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
06 January 2012
On 20 December 2011 Elisabeth Cats defended her thesis "Multifocal motor neuropathy in the Netherlands: immunology, genetics and treatment." Prof. Dr. Leonard van den Berg, University Medical Center Utrecht  is her promotor and Dr. Ludo van der Pol, University Medical Center Utrecht her co-promotor....
Thesis defence Michèle Sons
22 November 2011
On November 1st, Michèle Sons has defended her thesis: "Roles of neuromuscular proteins at the neuromuscular junction". The majority of experimental work has been performed at the laboratory of co-promotor Dr. Jaap Plomp (Dept. of Molecular Cell Biology, Leiden University). Prof. dr. Jan Verschuuren...
Dr. Richard Lemmers receives the World Muscle Society's President Prize for Young Myologist of the Year
15 November 2011
Dr. Richard Lemmers, working in Dr. Silvère van der Maarel’s laboratory at the LUMC in Leiden, The Netherlands, was awarded the World Muscle Society's President Prize for Young Myologist of the Year. Dr. Lemmers received this prestigious price during the 16th International World Muscle Society Meeting...
Deadline Prinses Beatrix Fonds Year Award extended
27 October 2011
The deadline for the Prinses Beatrix Fonds Year Award has been extended to November 7th. This award rewards the best neuromuscular paper with a €1000 prize. See also the anouncement or read more on the Prinses Beatrix Fonds website .
Prinses Beatrix Fonds Year Award 2011
16 September 2011
De deadline voor de Prinses Beatrix Fonds-jaarprijs neuromusculaire ziekten nadert. Deze prijs, een initiatief van de Stichting ISNO, wordt jaarlijks toegekend aan een jonge onderzoeker die in Nederland excellent onderzoek heeft verricht op het gebied van neuromusculaire ziekten. Toekenning...
Thesis defence Nicol Voermans
16 September 2011
       On September 22 nd , Nicol Voermans will defend her thesis: “Neuromuscular features of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and Marfan syndrome, expanding the phenotype of inherited connective tissue disorders and investigating the role of the extracellular matrix in muscle”. Nicol...
Study on arm and hand function in Duchenne
19 August 2011
The department of Rehabilitation of the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre has started a study on arm and hand function in people with neuromuscular disorders.  The first group that will be studied are boys and men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It is our intention to also study other neuromuscular...
International Conference on Nervous System Autoimmunity
15 August 2011
Registration has opened for a conference focused on Nervous System Autoimmune diseases to be held in Bangalore India,on January 27-30, 2012. The theme of the conference is basic science discovery to therapy of nervous system autoimmune diseases. For more information, see the conference website  or...
Evidence-based guideline: Treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy
05 August 2011
The American Academy of Neurology has published a new guideline for the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN). A systematic review of the literature from 1960 to August 2008 was performed, and recommendations were linked to the strength of the evidence. The basic question asked was: “What...
Prinses Beatrix Fonds Year Award 2011
19 July 2011
Prinses Beatrix Fonds jaarprijs neuromusculaire ziekten De Prinses Beatrix Fonds-jaarprijs neuromusculaire ziekten is ingesteld door het Prinses Beatrix Fonds, het nationaal fonds ter bestrijding van onder meer neuromusculaire ziekten. Deze prijs, een initiatief van de Stichting Interuniversitair...
Clinical genetic aspects of Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy
21 June 2011
Paula Helderman-van den Enden, clinical geneticist, published recently two articles as part of her thesis about the clinical genetic aspects of Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. The conclusion of the first article is that in DMD families one out of three adult sisters/maternal aunts of patients...
New website on Myotonic Dystrophy
15 June 2011
The department of neurology of the Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC) has launched a dutch website about Myotonic Dystrophy. The website contains information especially for patients and family members. It is written in clear language and has beautiful bright illustrations. This...
Start phase III study ALS
15 June 2011
On June 1st a phase III study for ALS has started. The study is done by the company Biogen in collaboration with the Dutch ALS Center. For more information, check the website of the ALS Centrum Nederland . 
Thesis Marieke Biegstraaten: lysosomal storage disease
25 May 2011
The first section of the thesis focuses on the neurological complications in type I Gaucher disease. Although several case reports on coincidental neurological complications in type I Gaucher disease patients had been published the non-neuronopathic character of the disease has not been debated until...
Start phase III study Duchenne muscular dystrophy
24 May 2011
In March 2011, ethical approval was obtained to start with the DEMAND III study in the Leiden University Medical Center (Principal investigator Erik Niks, pediatric neurologist). In this international phase III study, 180 boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy will be randomized in a 2:1 ratio...
Rare Disease Day, May 15th 2011
10 May 2011
On May 15th 2011 the fourth Rare Disease Day will be held in Artis, Amsterdam for all people with a rare disease and those who encounter it on a daily basis. The purpose of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness for all people in the Netherlands that have a rare disease. On this day, hundreds of children...
Thesis Alide Tieleman: Myotonic dystrophy type 2
05 May 2011
On the 15th of July, Alide Tieleman, neurologist at the Maasziekenhuis  in Beugen and researcher at the Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen, will defend her thesis ‘Myotonic dystrophy type 2. A newly diagnosed disease in the Netherlands.’  Myotonic dystrophy type 2 (DM2; OMIM 602668)...
Treatment for postpolio syndrome
02 May 2011
Recently a Cochrane review was published on the treatment of the postpolio syndrome (PPS). PPS is a condition that can affect polio survivors years after recovery form an initial paralytic attack by the polio virus. PPS is characterised by progressive or new muscle weakness or decreased muscle endurance...
Thesis Edith Cup: occupational- , physical- and speech therapy in NMD
19 April 2011
In July this year Edith Cup, occupational therapist in Radboud University Nijmegen – Medical Centre, will defend her thesis “Occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy for persons with neuromuscular diseases. An evidence based orientation. This thesis composed of published and submitted...
Sheila Essey Award 2011
15 April 2011
At their annual meeting on the 15th of April, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has been granting Professor dr. Leonard van den Berg the Sheila Essey Award 2011. The award has been assigned for his excellent research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), regarding environmental and genetic risk...
Registration for Summer School in Inflammatory Myopathies now open
15 April 2011
In September 2011 the Summer School in Inflammatory Myopathies, Myositis will be given in Sweden. Information about the course, faculty, location, registration and contact person(s) can be found in the invitation letter. Registration is open between April 15 and May 15 2011 . Read invitation letter...
European Union Committee of Experts on Rare Diseases (EUCERD)
03 April 2011
The European Union Committee of Experts on Rare Diseases (EURERD) is charged with aiding the European Commission with the preparation and implementation of Community activities in the field of rare diseases, in cooperation and consultation with the specialised bodies in Member States, the relevant European...
Thesis Camiel Verhamme: Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 1A
25 March 2011
CHARCOT-MARIE-TOOTH TYPE 1A: natural course, pathophysiology and treatment Camiel Verhamme, 3 december 2010 Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 1A (CMT1A), also known as the Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathy type Ia (HMSN Ia), is the most prevalent hereditary demyelinating neuropathy (1:5000...
Biemond course neuromuscular disorders
01 March 2011
The yearly Biemond course will this year take place on 10-11 March 2011. The subjects are: March 10th 2011: epilepsy and sleep disorders March 11th 2011: neuromuscular disorders Location: Hotel- and congress center Papendal, Arnhem Read this for more information on the programm and registration...
Start POWER study at the AMC, Amsterdam
25 February 2011
This January the POWER study (Prediction and Outcome of Weakness in the intEnsive caRe) started in the AMC. In a joined venture, the departments of Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology and Intensive Care aim to develop an easy to use screening tool to predict early after intensive care admission which...
Thesis Antoine de Morree: Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
07 February 2011
Titel thesis: Functional Protein Networks Unifying Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Author: Antoine de Morree Summary Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD) is a rare heterogeneous disorder that can be caused by mutations in at least 21 different genes. These genes are often widely expressed and...
Symposium neuromuscular disorders 2011
17 January 2011
On the 14 th of January 2011 the yearly Prinses Beatrix Fonds Symposium neuromuscular disorders was held with the central theme 'keep it simple, recognise the patterns'. The symposium was a success with attendance of more than 200 people working on or interested in neuromuscular disorders. During...
AFM Call for proposals 4 March 2011
AFM, 12 January 2011
This INTERNATIONAL call for proposals aims to support research which will A. Lead to a better fundamental understanding of the neuromuscular system B. Encourage the development of therapies for neuromuscular diseases and rare genetic diseases C. Improve care and quality of life of patients...
Start study brain imaging in DMD at LUMC, Leiden
03 January 2011
The NMD team of the LUMC in collaboration with Jos Hendriksen (behavioral sciences, Kempenhaeghe) has received a grant from the Duchenne Parent Project to perform the study ‘Brain imaging and cognition in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy’. Background About one third of boys with DMD shows...
Symposium neuromuscular disorders January 14th 2011
01 December 2010
Every year Stichting ISNO organizes the Prinses Beatrix Fonds symposium Neuromuscular disorders. On the 14th of january 2011 this symposium will again offer a diverse program for neurologists, geneticists and pediatricians. The symposium will be held in the ABN-Amro building in Amsterdam...
Shared medical appointments for neuromuscular patients at the RUNMC
17 November 2010
Drs. FM Seesing, Dr. GD Drost, Prof. GJ van der Wilt, Prof. BGM van Engelen Introduction As of January 2006, the department of neurology at the RUNMC has started offering shared medical appointments or group visits for patients with neuromuscular diseases during a pilot project. This novel approach...
Start DeManDII study Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in RUNMC
26 October 2010
UMC St Radboud in Nijmegen will start in November 2010 with the DeManDII study. It is a dose comparing study for exon 51 skipping in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy patients. A double blind placebo controlled comparison is made between: 1) a continuous weekly injection and 2) intermittent schedule...
Dr. Jan Verschuuren appointed as professor by Prinses Beatrix Fonds
01 September 2010
On September 1 st   2010,  dr. Jan Verschuuren was appointed as extraordinary professor of Neurology, in particular neuromuscular disorders at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC). This chair has been established for a period of five years and is funded by the Prinses Beatrix Fonds. ...
Krista Kuitwaard wins PJ Dyck award
12 August 2010
During the congress of the Peripheral Nerve Society in Sydney, Krista Kuitwaard, resident in Neurology at ErasmusMC in Rotterdam, was awarded the Peter James Dyck prize. This award is named to one of the most important researchers in peripheral nerve disorders and is awarded yearly to a young and promising...
October 8th 2010: Dutch ALS congress
09 August 2010
On Friday October 8th 2010 a Dutch ALS congress will be held in De Reehorst in Ede. The title of the congress is: “AL(le)S uit de kast” The congress is initiated by the ALS Centre Netherlands together with the Dr G.J. van Hoytema Stichting. The congress is for all people professionally involved in...
Thesis Liselotte Ruts: Pain, autonomic dysfunction and course of disease in GBS
20 June 2010
On 17 th of June, Liselotte Ruts obtained her doctor’s degree at the Erasmus Medical Center University Hospital, defending her thesis “Pain, autonomic dysfunction and course of disease in Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS)". This thesis reflects the results of the GRAPH study, in which many neurologists in...
Prof.dr. Gert-Jan van Ommen 'Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw'
29 April 2010
On April 29th 2010 prof. dr. Gert-Jan van Ommen received a medal as a ‘Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw’. The mayor of Amsterdam gave this to him in great appreciation for his scientific merits and devotion. Van Ommen had a large contribution in deciphering the human genome. He is director...
Report on neuromuscular meeting in Vaals april 2010
28 April 2010
On April 23rd and 24th 2010 the second joint meeting of the Belgian-Dutch Neuromuscular Study Club and the German Reference Center for Neuromuscular Diseases took place in "three countries meeting point" Vaals. The first meeting was held in 2007. The 2010 meeting was...
New posititions
09 April 2010
Prof. dr. Baziel van Engelen from the UMC St. Radboud has accepted a position as research director of the ENMC since January 1 st . Baziel van Engelen is succeeding Kate Bushby who is leaving this post after three years to lead the NIH steriod trial in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Baziel van Engelen was...
Expert centres and Orphan Drugs
08 April 2010
Almost all neuromuscular diseases are rare, and so most drugs used for these conditions are “orphan drugs”. Since 2001 a group (Stuurgroep Weesgeneesmiddelen (WGM)) has been appointed by the minister of health to study the problems surrounding orphan drugs and rare diseases. The committee is an independent...
May 3rd: Deadline Prinses Beatrix Fonds grant application
30 March 2010
The Prinses Beatrix Fonds finances scientific research on neuromuscular disorders and movement disorders. Researches who are working in a Dutch medical centre or university can apply for funding. This year the deadline for submission is on May 3rd 2010. For more information and the application form check...
Thesis Jeroen Trip: Redefining the non-dystrophic myotonic syndromes.
07 January 2010
Titel thesis: Redefining the non-dystrophic myotonic syndromes. Phenotypic characterisation based on genetic testing. Jeroen Trip Summary Chapter 1 gives a general introduction to non-dystrophic myotonic syndromes (NDMs). Chapter 2 comprises a systematic review about drug treatment for myotonia....
Results of Enzyme Replacement Therapy in Dutch adult Pompe patients
01 November 2009
  At the annual congress of the World Muscle Society (WMS) in Geneva, September 9th-12th, Nadine van der Beek and Juna de Vries presented the results of Enzyme Replacement Therapy (ERT) in 73 Dutch adult Pompe patients on muscle strength and pulmonary function. The two young research physicians...
ISNO retraite 11-12 nov. 2009
01 November 2009
On november 11-12th 2009 ISNO will organise a meeting for people in the Netherlands working on neuromuscular disorders. For more information about the program or registration, mail us
Inaugural lecture Dr. Ans van der Ploeg: Friday October 2nd 2009
28 September 2009
On Friday October 2, 2009,  dr A.T. (Ans) van der Ploeg, appointed as extraordinary professor of Peadiatrics, in particular lysosomal storage disorders at the ErasmusMC, Faculty of Erasmus University Rotterdam, on behalf of the Prinses Beatrix Fonds, will publicly accept her appointment with...
Perturbations of gait and balance: a new experimental set-up applied to patients with CMT type Ia
25 September 2009
M. H. van der Linden Keywords: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathy (HMSN), gait, posture, perturbation, reflex, atrophy, proprioception Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT, also called Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathy, HMSN) is the most common hereditary...
Symposium Neuromuscular Disorders January 8th 2010
29 July 2009
The yearly symposium neuromuscular disorders will take place on January 8th 2010. This time, we have a new location for the symposium which will be held in the ABN-Amro building in Amsterdam (Gustav Mahlerlaan). This location can easily be reached by car (ring A10) and train (station Amsterdam Zuid)....
ISNO takes part in working group on neuromuscular disorders of NVN
06 July 2009
Recent consultations with the board of the Dutch Society of Neurology (NVN), the Belgian-Dutch Neuromuscular Study club (BNNS) and ISNO let to the establishment of a working group on neuromuscular disorders as part of the NVvN. This new working group will be a platform for researchers and clinicians interested...
Summary of thesis Sigrid Pillen
26 May 2009
Quantitative muscle ultrasound in childhood neuromuscular disorders Sigrid Pillen, Radboud University Medical Center The thesis describes the use of muscle ultrasound for the detection of neuromuscular disorders and its  ability to accurately visualize changes in muscle thickness and texture....
Grant for Dr. Dirk J. Lefeber working at the UMC St Radboud in Nijmegen
24 March 2009
The Dutch Scientific Organization has awarded a grant to Dr. Dirk J. Lefeber, (UMC St Radboud) entitled “High-resolution glycoprofiling in human medicine” for innovative nanoLC- mass-spectrometry equipment. This technology forms an essential extension of the current infrastructure and enables highly...
February and March: Deadlines abstract submission ENS, ESHG, PNS, EFNS and WMS meetings
04 February 2009
Deadline abstract submission European Neurological Society ( ENS ) Meeting: February 11th 2009. For more information, check the website Deadline abstract submission European Society of Human Genetics ( ESHG ) Meeting: February 13th 2009. For more information, check the website Deadline abstract...
March 18th: ALADIN meeting, AMC Amsterdam
30 January 2009
ALADIN: All against Duchenne in the Netherlands Goal The ALADIN consortium is founded to exchange information regarding scientific research and clinical health care for Duchenne patients, and to improve collaboration between the different centres. Each half year a meeting is organized where different...
January 9th: Symposium Neuromuscular disorders
09 January 2009
On the 9 th of January the yearly Prinses Beatrix Fonds Symposium neuromuscular disorders was held with the central theme 'From disease to gene to cure'. The symposium was a success with attendance of 130 peopl e working on or interested in neuromuscular disorders. During the different presentations,...
January 1st: New ISNO website
16 December 2008
This new ISNO website is presented during the Boerhaave symposium on Neuromuscular disorders on the 9th of January 2009. This site forms a platform for Dutch researchers in neuromuscular disorders. Here they can find information on other professionals, important events, deadlines, trials, disorders, treatments...
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