In the period between October and December 2021 many of the activities were aimed at perfecting the organization of the XXI congress of the Association which took place in Milan, from 1 to 4 December in a mixed mode (online and in presence). The proceedings of the congress are published online in Acta Myologica, the official journal of the Association, and are available at the following website: www.actamyologica.it.
The Association promoted and sponsored the masterclass on Congenital Myopathies which took place on 12 November 2021 in digital mode and involved neurologists, pediatricians, child neuropsychiatrists, neonatologists, geneticists. Two webinars of great interest on the “Management of Complexity in Neuromuscular Pathologies” and “The respiratory aspect in the neuromuscular patient in clinical and home care” were respectively posted on the virtual platform since the 6 December 2021.
From 6 December 2021, the six national and the four regionals webinars were also been available online as asynchronous distance educations (further information is available at https://www.aim-fad2021.it/).
Prof. Carmelo Rodolico
Secretary of Italian Association of Myology
Due to pandemics, the 14th Meeting of the Mediterranean Society of Myology (MSM) is moved to 2022. Proposals to organize and host the event are welcome.
The 26th WMS congress took place, as a virtual meeting between 20 and 24 September. The 5-day congress week has been an opportunity to catch up on the latest developments in neuromuscular diseases from around the world. Controversial debates, oral lectures and electronic poster presentations were planned through the virtual platform and a series of inspiring industry symposia on a dedicated day. The usual WMS 2021 Virtual Pre-Congress Teaching Course was held on the neuromuscular field. To learn more, please visit the congress website: https://www.wms2021.com7