Meeting organisation:
Susan Treves
Francesco Zorzato
Vincenzo Tegazzin


Thursday May 17th 2018, Conference room Hotel Europa

15.00-18.00 Malignant Hyperthermia Group Executive Committee Meeting
18.00-19.00 Board directors meeting - first session
19.00-20.00 Welcome reception and registration at the meeting Hotel Europa
20.00-22.00 Dinner for all participants

Friday May 18th 2018, Palazzo Roverella Meeting Room

08:30-08.45 Welcome / Introduction
08:45-09.15 Guest Speaker: Prof. Andrew R. Marks, Chairman Department of Physiology, Center for Molecular Cardiology, Columbia University, New York, N.Y, U.S.A.
09:15-10.30 Scientific session 1: Clinical issues and case reports
10:30-11.00 Coffee break
11:00-12.30 Scientific session 2: Variants in genes encoding components of the Excitation-Contraction Coupling Macromolecular Complex (ECC-MC) and neuromuscular disorders. Discussion leader: Vincenzo Sorrentino. Dipartimento di Medicina Molecolare e dello Sviluppo, Siena University, Siena, Italy
12:30-13.30 Lunch break Palazzo Roverella
14:00-14.30 Guest speaker: Prof. C. Reggiani Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
14.30-16.00 Scientific session 3: Phenotypic consequences of mutations in RYR1 and other genes of ECC-MC Discussion leader: Feliciano Protasi Dipartimento di Medicina e Scienze dell’Invecchiamento, Universita’ di Chieti, Chieti, Italy
16.00-16.30 Coffee break
16:30-17.30 Scientific session 4: Experimental studies on muscle and non-muscle cells from patients and animal models
18.00 Walking tour of Ferrara
19.30 End Walking tour of Ferrara
20:00 Gala Dinner Palazzo Roverella

Saturday May 19th 2018, Palazzo Roverella Meeting Room

08.30-10.00 Scientific session 5: Diagnosis and treatment(s) of ryanodinopathies
10.00-10.30 Coffee break
10.30-11.00 Board Meeting
11.00-12.00 Annual EMHG meeting
12.00 Awards Ceremony
12.30 End of the meeting
12.30-13.30 Lunch