Ottawa NMD 2019 Conference

The CNMD is hosting the 5th Ottawa International Conference on Neuromuscular Disease and Biology on October 2019  After four previous successful neuromuscular disease conferences in Ottawa, the 2019 conference promises to offer an outstanding program emphasizing recent breakthroughs in basic and translational research and clinical discoveries in neuromuscular disease.

The Conference is structured for both basic researchers and clinicians and will feature internationally-recognized invited speakers highlighting advances in all aspects of NMD research, including novel techniques to diagnose NMD, biology of disease pathogenesis, expanding clinical phenotypes, basic muscle and stem cell biology, and promising therapies to treat these devastating disorders. As in past years, trainees are encouraged to attend and participate – selected abstracts will be featured for platform presentation during the scientific sessions, and all posters are eligible for top poster awards.

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Ottawa NMD 2017 Poster



NMD Conference 2017 Shaw Centre

Featured Speakers for the Ottawa NMD 2019 Conference

Please check back for an update on the exciting speakers for the Ottawa NMD 2019 Conference!
Chateau Laurier and surroundings

Schedule for the Ottawa NMD 2019 Conference

Please check back for an update on the schedule for the Ottawa NMD 2019 Conference!
The Market


The Conference is structured for both established and emerging basic scientists and clinicians from a variety of neuromuscular disease disciplines and specialties and features internationally-recognized invited speakers, oral presentations and poster sessions. 

Participants will be able to present their research in a poster format, and several top abstracts will be selected for platform presentations. Poster presenters will also be eligible for research poster awards. All participants submitting abstracts must have already registered for the conference.

Registration will open Spring 2017

The Parliament of Canada


Westin Hotel

The Conference will be held at ‘The Westin Ottawa,’ a premier hotel and world-class conference facility.  Ottawa, as the capital of Canada, is a vibrant city offering award-winning museums, a dynamic and culturally diverse downtown and excellent cuisine. Together, they provide an ideal venue to showcase innovative scientific advances and clinical discoveries in diagnosis, pathogenesis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders.

Scenic view of Ottawa


Registration will open Spring 2017!

Thank you to the sponsors of Ottawa NMD 2015!

Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

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