The World Muscle Society (WMS) is delighted to invite you to attend the 28th International Annual Congress of the World Muscle Society that will take place 3rd – 7th October 2023, in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The congress venue is the Charleston Convention Center at 5001 Coliseum Drive, it is part of the Coliseum, Performing Arts Center, and Convention Center campus and is the Lowcountry’s premier destination for entertainment and education.
The academic and clinical teams from Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Washington University St. Louis led by Lindsay Alfano and Conrad “Chris” Weihl, together with the Local Organising Committee and the WMS Programme Committee, are the hosts and organisers of this meeting. The 5-day meeting will be an opportunity to catch up on the latest developments in neuromuscular diseases from around the world.
The main thematic topics of this congress focused on translational medicine are:
Topic 1: Understanding phenotypic and genetic diversity in neuromuscular disorders
Topic 2: Pathobiology of neuromuscular repeat expansion diseases
Topic 3: The effect of lifestyle, exercise and nutrition on neuromuscular pathology and outcomes