International Myositis Society - Newsletter 1/24

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Upcoming papers on Myositis in press at our home journal "Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology - CER"

  1. The clinical characteristics of subcutaneous and mediastinal emphysema in anti-MDA5-positive dermatomyositis associated with interstitial lung disease
    W. Huang, D. Chen, F. Ren, L. Luo, J. Zhou, D. Huang, M. Tian, K. Qian, Y. Jiang, L. Tang
  2. Clinical features of anti-melanoma differentiation-associated gene 5 antibody-positive dermatomyositis with macrophage activation syndrome
    L. Yang, P. Zhang, Q. Yang, C. Zhang, W. Guan, S. Liu
  3. Mitochondrial transfer and implications for muscle function in idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    J.A. Gonzalez Chapa, M. Barguil Macedo, E. Naddaf, L.A. Saketkoo, C. Lood for the MIHRA (Myositis International Health and Research Collaborative Alliance) Mitochondria Scientific Working Group
  4. Primary pulmonary diffuse large B-cell lymphoma with anti-NXP2-positive dermatomyositis: a case report
    F. Yao, L. Deng, Z. Liao, Z. Wen
These myositis-related articles will appear at CER, and can be found there in the press section.

GCOM 2024 - Early Registration ends soon!

The registration for the GCOM 2024 is open! The deadline for early registration ends on the 15th of January 2024. The meeting will be in hybrid format. Please visit this GCOM - Website with all the information on how to register etc. We look forward to seeing you in person in Pittsburg and online.

GCOM 2024 - Preliminary Program

The preliminary program of GCOM is available - see this pdf.
PDF - GCOM 2024 - Preliminary Scientific Program - 21 Dec 2023
For updates on the program, please check the GCOM - Website

Call for proposals - GCOM 2028

Call for hosting GCOM 2028 is open and closes 26 Feb 2024: As you know, GCOM is the premier conference for myositis and takes place every two years. Following last meeting in Prague (2022) and the upcoming meetings in Pittsburgh (USA) in 2024, in Lisbon (Portugal) in 2026, we are calling for proposals to host the seventh GCOM meeting in 2028. Please see the call for proposals attached for details and how to apply. We look forward to receiving your proposal!
PDF -> Call for Proposals for Hosting the Global Conference on Myositis (GCOM) 2028

General Assembly - 2023 - New iMyos Board

The last iMyoS general assembly took place on November 16th, 2023. After welcome by the iMyoS chairman - Jens Schmidt and the report of the treasurer - Silke Schlüter, there have been elections for a new iMyoS board. As the new iMyoS board the following persons were elected: Jens Schmidt (Chair), Anneke van der Kooi (Vice-Chair), Peter Korsten (Secretary) and Silke Schlüter (Treasurer).

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