29 Jun 2015

Save the date! MYOLOGY 2016 - Fifth International Congress of Myology

Illustration for article: Save the date! MYOLOGY 2016 - Fifth International Congress of Myology
After Lille in 2011, AFM-Telethon is organizing its Fifth International Congress of Myology in Lyon, from 14th till 18th March 2016
Held for the first time in 2000, MYOLOGY has become a unique opportunity for international experts in the field to exchange and confront the emerging therapeutic approaches, but also to share the first clinical results. The science and medicine of muscle have reached a new milestone. In Myology 2016, no doubt there will be new results, new breakthroughs to share all together.


  • Laurent Schaeffer (LBMC, Lyon, France)
  • Thomas Voit (Myology Institute, Paris, France)
This expansion of myology is important for all of us. For our patients, who take from this the strength to fight despite the disease progression. For medicine, which has made the muscle and its diseases a real innovation laboratory for medical research. But also more widely, it proves that it is really possible to accelerate the development of treatments by federating researchers, doctors and patients.
Nearly 800 of you were present at our last meeting in 2011, we hope you will be even more in 2016!
Lyon, the home of the famous bouchon bistros, a capital of gastronomy surrounded by vineyards known all over the world, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site, a city famous for the invention of the silk loom and the birthplace of the inventors of the cinema, Lyon invites you to stroll along its streets and enjoy the lively atmosphere.
In an exceptional environment, between the Parc de la Tête d'Or and the Rhone, just 12 minutes from the train station Part-Dieu and 25 minutes from the international airport Lyon Saint-Exupéry, the Congress Centre is part of the district Cité Internationale with its hotels, restaurants, museums, cinemas ... A unique place in Europe!