This meeting will focus on the molecular mechanisms involved in muscle wasting diseases including cachexia, sarcopenia and muscular dystrophies. Its focus on disease aspects in skeletal muscle, its interactive format and its small size makes this meeting unique.
The conference will take place on September 15-20, 2013 at the Centro Stefano Franscini, the conference center of the ETH Zurich, located at Monte Verità, a beautiful hill on top of the lake town of Ascona, in Southern Switzerland.
The conference program will feature the following sessions:
The conference is limited to 120 participants. As we expect more applicants, we highly encourage to submit an abstract, which will help us to select participants and speakers of short talks.
Markus A. Rüegg, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland
David Glass, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, USA