Prof. Dafin Muresanu (DF):Can you briefly illustrate the structure and mission of the World Muscle Society (WMS) to the readers of the EANpages? Peter van den Bergh (PvdB): The WMS was founded in London, UK, on 4 June 1995 by 15 founding members. The initiative came from Professor Victor Dubowitz who selected these founding members based on the principle that they constituted a high-level multidisciplinary team from all over the w
World Muscle Society
InterviewsTop ArticlesMarianne de Visser (MdV): Neuromuscular diseases are an important topic on our annual congresses, both in the Scientific and in the Educational Program. Therefore we would like to introduce the World Muscle Society of which you are the founding father to the EANpages readership. Can you please briefly illustrate the WMS and its goals to the readers of the EANpages? Victor Dubowitz (VD): In March 1995 I met up with Giovanni Nigro and Luciano Merlini in Bologna to discuss the formation of a new international society dedicated to neuromuscular diseases.