Annual Myology Training Course

Ninth Annual Nationwide Children’s Hospital/OSU Myology Course - Aug. 31 - Sept. 4, 2020

We regret to announce that due to the COVID-19 pandemic we will not be able to meet in person for this year’s Ninth Annual Myology Course, scheduled for Aug. 31 - Sept. 4, 2020.  However, we intend to offer five one-hour lectures on cutting-edge issues related to neuromuscular diseases, available at no cost to all trainees.

Although attendance is free, registration is required.  To register, click the link below.

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For additional information on the Myology Course, please contact Dr. Megan Waldrop.

Planned Program

Each lecture will be held by LiveStream at 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm.  The scheduled lecture series is as follows:

Monday, Aug. 31
Update in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Kevin M. Flanigan, MD
Director, Center for Gene Therapy; Robert F. & Edgar T. Wolfe Foundation Endowed Chair in Neuromuscular Research; and Director, NCH Center of Research Translation in Muscular Dystrophy Therapeutic Development, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, The Ohio State University

Tuesday, Sept. 1
Update in Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
Scott Q. Harper, PhD
Principal Investigator, Center for Gene Therapy, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University

Wednesday, Sept. 2
Update in Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Megan A. Waldrop, MD
Principal Investigator, Center for Gene Therapy, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University

Thursday, Sept. 3
Why is This Baby Floppy?
Anne M. Connolly, MD
Chief, Neurology Division, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University

Friday, Sept. 4
Developing Your Academic Career
Dennis Durbin, MD
Chief Scientific Officer, The Abigail Wexner Research Institute, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University