Ottawa NMD 2023 Conference

September 7-9, 2023

The Westin Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario

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The University of Ottawa Éric Poulin Centre for Neuromuscular Disease (CNMD) is hosting the 6th Ottawa International Conference on Neuromuscular Disease and Biology on September 7-9, 2023.

The Ottawa NMD 2023 conference will 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/physicians and will feature internationally-recognized invited speakers highlighting advances in all aspects of NMD research, including new clinical diagnostic techniques, biology of disease pathogenesis, basic muscle and stem cell biology, and promising therapies to treat these devastating disorders.

As in past years, trainees are also encouraged to attend and participate – selected abstracts will be featured for platform presentation during the scientific sessions.


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. Several top abstracts will be selected for platform presentations. All participants submitting abstracts must have already registered for the conference.

Outstanding Conference Venue

Ottawa, Canada:

Ottawa, the capital of Canada, is a vibrant city offering award-winning museums, a dynamic and culturally diverse downtown and excellent cuisine.

Ottawa NMD Premier Conference Venue

The Conference will be held at ‘The Westin Ottawa,’ a premier hotel and world-class conference facility. The Westin is conveniently located in downtown Ottawa, approximately 18 minutes from the Ottawa International Airport (YOW).

Located in the centre of the city and nestled by the Rideau Canal, the Westin is connected to the premium Rideau Centre shopping centre and the heart of the city’s popular tourism district is just steps away.

Book your group rate for Ottawa NMD Conference September 2023