Symposium on Muscle-Bone Interaction in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 2019

21 June 2019

This symposium organised by the University of Glasgow and Newcastle University with support from Duchenne Parent Project Nl and Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy is a scientific educational forum as a follow-up initiative of the recent European Neuromuscular Centre workshop on developing osteoporosis clinical trials in DMD (June 2018). The symposium will focus on the main aspects:

1- Update on muscle and bone as endocrine organs
2- Extent of osteoporosis in DMD and implementation of the updated bone & endocrine international standards of care (2018)
3- New bone therapeutic agents in DMD and glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
4- Investigative agents in DMD trials and impact on skeletal development
5- The path forward to gathering evidence of bone protective therapy in DMD

Further details of this symposium are available on the website or email Registration will open by early January 2019. We strongly encourage paediatric and adult neurologists, neuromuscular specialists, endocrinologists and clinicians with an interest for bone health to attend this symposium to participate in discussions relating to gathering evidence, developing research and shaping clinical care.

This symposium has been adopted as a satellite symposium to the International Conference for Children’s Bone Health held in Salzburg, 22nd-25th June 2019,

Dr Jarod Wong (University of Glasgow, UK) and Dr Michela Guglieri (Newcastle University, UK)


St Virgil Conference Centre, Salzburg, Austria

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