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AFM Telethon

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Satellite symposium sponsored by PTC Therapeutics

From early diagnosis to treatment in Duchenne muscular dystrophy*

Tuesday, 15 March 2016
12:30-14:00 hrs
Room Pasteur


Faculty:
Chairman: Nathalie Goemans, Leuven, Belgium
Annemieke Aartsma-Rus, Leiden, Netherlands
Isabelle Desguerre, Paris, France


Programme:

12:30-12:35 Welcome and introduction
Chair: Nathalie Goemans, Leuven, Belgium

12:35-13:05 Understanding the natural history of Duchenne muscular dystrophy: early disease recognition and diagnosis pathway
Nathalie Goemans, Leuven, Belgium

13:05-13:25 The importance of mutation-specific genetic diagnosis for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Annemieke Aartsma-Rus, Leiden, Netherlands

13:25-13:55 What do recent clinical trials tell us about the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy?
Isabelle Desguerre, Paris, France

13:55-14:00 Meeting close
Chair: Nathalie Goemans, Leuven, Belgium

*There will be time for discussion at the end of each presentation