ERN background

Why rare diseases?

20 Feb 2019

Between 5 000 and 8 000 rare diseases affect the daily lives of around 30 million people in the EU. For example, in the field of oncology alone, there …


Recent activities

WMS25 Virtual Congress

24 Aug 2020

The 25th International Congress of the World Muscle Society will be held virtually, a first for the WMS! The congress will take place from 28th Septem …


The ERNs are co-funded by the
European Union (Health Programme and CEF)

EU Commission


“EURO-NMD is one of the 24 European Reference Networks (ERNs) approved by the ERN Board of Member States. The ERNs are co-funded by the European Union (Health Programme and CEF).
For more information about the ERNs and the EU health strategy,
please visit ec.europa.eu/health/ern