The knowledge base

  • Layman’s report of the international conference on MDC1A

    In the weekend from Friday the 15th to Sunday the 17th of November in 2019, we held the first international conference on the rare, inheritable muscular dystrophy MDC1A (Merosin Deficient Congenital muscular dystrophy type 1a). The Friday and Sunday of the conference were only accessible to experts. On Saturday the 16th patients, their parents and…

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  • Meet GYM: the Generate your Muscle group

    Under supervision of prof. dr. Bert Smeets, the Generate your Muscle (GYM) group was formed and is in cooperation with Stichting Voor Sara organizing the conference in November. GYM is a group of ambitious students from Maastricht University participating in the FHML Honours Programme. This is an interdisciplinary programme at the University of Maastricht providing…

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