4 April 2024

We are excited to announce the upcoming Summer School on Multidisciplinary Management of Neuromuscular Diseases co-organized by EURO-NMD and Filnemus, which will be held on 12-14 September 2024! The program will bring together experts from various disciplines to explore the latest advancements and best practices in the field of neuromuscular disease management. Through a series of workshops, lectures, and interactive sessions, participants will gain invaluable insights into the multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis, treatment, and care coordination. More information on the event, including aims and learning objectives, will be added on this page very soon.

ERN EURO-NMD coordination team and Filnemus

Scientific committee

  • Teresinha Evangelista, APHP – Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France
  • Shahram Attarian, AP-HM- Hôpital de la Timone, Marseille,
  • Marianne Nordstrøm, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Marianne de Visser, Amsterdam University Medical Center, The Netherlands
  • Davide Pareyson, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico C.Besta, Milan, Italy
  • Isabelle Desguerre, APHP – Hôpital Necker, Paris, France
  • Jean-Philippe Plançon, AFNP – La Baule-Escoublac, France
  • Hélène Prigent, APHP – Hôpital Raymond-Poincaré, Garches, France
  • Karim Wahbi, APHP- Hôpital Cochin, Paris, France

Practical information & programme

📆 12 – 14 September 2024

📍 Marseille, France Click here to see the preliminary programme! More details on the sessions and speakers will be added progressively. While accommodation, breakfast, lunches, coffee breaks and the conference dinner will be covered by the organizers, participants will have to make their own travel arrangements.

Registration fees & pre-registration form

Standard registration fee: early bird 200 EUR until 31 May 2024, 250 EUR after 31 May Participants from Industry pay a different rate (500 EUR)

📌Click here to complete the pre-registration form! Deadline for pre-registration: 15 June 2024 If your application is accepted, you will be contacted by email sometime in June to complete your registration. Be careful to keep an eye on your spam folder! Kindly be informed that your registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of an email notification from the Organizing Team, confirming acceptance of your registration and upon completion of the registration fee payment process.

⚠️ Please note that places are limited.

Discover the must-see places that contribute to the city’s reputation, with over 26 centuries of history. On the seaside, with the Calanques National Park, the Frioul islands, beaches and walks, and on the city side, with culture, heritage, culinary specialities and traditions. Formed in the heart of a natural calanque over 2,600 years ago, the city of Marseille has survived the centuries and today boasts architectural treasures from a variety of eras. Marseille covers an area of 240 km2, including 100 km2 of natural areas, and the city’s must-see sites can be found in every corner. Here is a non-exhaustive list of the must-see sites in Marseille. Click here for more info!

Arriving by Air

You will arrive at Marseille Provence airport. It is served by more than 170 airlines from over 30 companies, with direct flights to 128 destinations in 36 countries. The airport is 27 km from the centre of Marseille.


Driving to Marseille, you will probably take one of the three motorways to enter in the city.

  • Northern motorway (A7) cross the north of the city and lead close to the Marseille Saint-Charles train station. It is the southern terminus of the major north-south motorway (linking Lille to Marseille via Paris and Lyon).
  • Littoral  motorway (A55) from Martigues runs along the port area before crossing the Jolette district via the footbridge and ending up at the north- western and of the Vieux-port.
  • Eastern motorway (A50) From Toulon crosses the eastern districts and ends at Menpenti.

Public Transport

Metro line The metro line of Marseille is managed by the Régie des Transports de Marseille called RTM, who are also in charge of the bus and tram network. To date, there are two metro lines running in Marseille, linking north to south and east to west: line M1 and line M2. The metro ticket price is set at 1.70€. The metro network generally runs every day from 5am to midnight.

Tramway The city of Marseille has 3 tramway lines: lines T1, T2 and T3. The network is managed by the Régie des Transports Métropolitains (RTM). Marseille’s tramway is an excellent way to get around the city. The network covers key areas of the city, offering convenient connectivity for residents and visitors alike. Streetcars generally run from 5:00 to midnight, with a frequency of approximately 5 to 10 minutes on weekdays and 10 to 15 minutes at weekends. Timetables may vary slightly depending on the day of the week and the time of year.

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