14 December 2021

The French Muscular Dystrophy Association (AFM) funds research projects on neuromuscular genetic diseases (myopathies, Steinert’s myotonic dystrophy) mainly, but also on other rare genetic diseases.

AFM-Téléthon supports the Proposals after review either by its Scientific Council or by Experts Committees.

Medical research call for proposals in Neuromuscular Disorders: The objective of this international call for proposals, open to both French and foreign teams, is to support medical research projects that improve the care and management of patients, the knowledge of neuromuscular disorders and their progression, as well as the quality of life of patients affected by neuromuscular disorders.

Scientific Call for Proposals AFM-TELETHON 2022This International Call for Proposals, open to both French and foreign teams, aims to support research which will: –

  • Basic physiopathology research of Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Development of innovative therapeutic approaches for rare Genetic Diseases

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