If you would like to join the scientists, researchers and clinicians who will present their work at the WMS 2021 Virtual Congress please submit your abstract using the link below, having read the guidelines further down the page.

The abstract submission portal is now closed and outcome notifications have been sent out.

Please note, you will need to ‘create a new account’ for this purpose, independent from your Congress registration account (your Congress registration log in details are not recognised for abstract submission).

For any questions regarding abstracts please contact: [email protected]

Oral Presentations Poster Presentations Late-Breaking Abstracts

Submission Guidelines



Autophagic myopathies DMD - clinical care Muscle homeostasis
Autoimmune and inflammatory Neuropathies DMD - genetics Myasthenia gravis- immune mediated
ALS DMD - imaging Myofibrillar myopathies
BMD DMD - outcome measures Myotonic dystrophy
Clinical trial highlights DMD - treatment New genes and diseases
CM - Centronuclear myopathies EDMD & related disorders New insights into cellular or muscle function
CM - Nemaline myopathies Extra-muscular manifestation in NMD Next generation diagnostics, NGS & related techniques
CM - RYR1 & related ECC disorders FSHD OPMD
CM - other Autoimmune & Inflammatory myopathies Outcome measures
CMD - COLVI & related ECM LGMD - autosomal dominant Channelopathies and related disorders
CMD - Dystroglycanopathies and others (inc. Fukuyama) LGMD - autosomal recessive Pompe disease
CMD - LAMA2 Unusual observations Quality of life
NMJ disorders - 1 autoimmune/acquired Metabolic disturbances in neuromuscular diseases Registries and care of NMD
NMJ disorders - 2 hereditary Metabolic myopathies SMA biomarkers
Distal myopathies Miscellaneous SMA clinical data
DMD - animal models Mitochondrial diseases SMA outcome measures and registries
DMD - biomarkers Molecular therapeutic approaches SMA therapy
DMD - brain MRI - muscle imaging Titinopathies
DMD - case reports MRI - new techniques  

Early career and first time prize nominations

Poster presenters who are eligible for the young presenter and/or first time presenter awards will have a label on the E-Poster accordingly. Applicants should be in training and not yet in a definite established position. The maximum age for applicants is 40 years old, indicated during abstract submission.

Personal Page

When the abstract is submitted the author can follow the progress online by entering his/her Personal Page for abstracts. The Personal Page for abstracts makes it possible for the author to make changes until the submission deadline.

PLEASE read and check the abstract before submission

The author will be able to access the Personal Page for abstracts by entering the personal user ID and password indicated in the file attached to the confirmation email after submission before the abstract submission deadline. After this date it is not possible to access the Personal Page.

Abstract submission deadline: 9th April 2021 (Midnight BST/GMT+1)

For any questions regarding abstracts please contact: [email protected]


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