The 25th International
Annual Congress of the
World Muscle Society


Abstract submission guidelines:
Poster presentation guidelines:
Prizes information:
Late breaking abstract guidelines:

Encore/previously presented abstracts
WMS does not have a strict policy around this. In general presentations will be judged according to novelty and interest for the members of the society.

Abstract publication
Accepted abstracts will be published in the journal Neuromuscular Disorders which will be available for registered delegates and WMS Members. They will be available online via the journal up to 10 days beforehand. Elsevier oversee this schedule, not WMS.

Press and Embargo Policy
No press passes are available. The embargo date is the presentation day, e.g. for a late breaking abstract this is the last day of the congress. For general presentations that would be the beginning of the scientific programme for the congress (local time).

Abstract copyright
The Journal does not transfer copyright for standalone Abstracts (not a part of the article). They have a nonexclusive license to publish those Abstracts. So, the Author may present/submit their abstract to other conferences.

WMS actively discourages any congress sponsor or other organisation from organising any kind of meeting or event in parallel with the congress programme. Any meeting or event which is organised before or after the congress must not be badged in anyway as a pre/post WMS event for example, nor any connection be made to attendees being able to attend as part of their WMS itinerary.

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