First International Conference about CMT2A
07 April 2014
The first international Conference “Mitofusin 2: Neuropathy and Mitochondrial Fusion” was a success.
This conference, entirely organized by “Association Mitofusin 2 Project”, was made in order to bring forward the latest advances in research and to promote international cooperation between scientists. Almost 150 people (patients and delegates of other Associations regarding Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease as the Italians Acmt-Rete and Aicmt, and the french Cmt-France, doctors and researchers) came from many European countries to hear 13 highly professional and specialized scientific experts talking about most important aspects of mithocondrial protein MFN2 connected to peripheral neuropathy. From United States, by teleconference, Professor Michael E. Shy showed some very significant updates.
“It was a great pleasure being your guest at the Conference. I truly hope it will start a new phase of collaboration among different associations as well as among different neuromuscolar centres in Italy” Dr Davide Pareyson
“It was a pleasure to meet you at the conference, the organization of which was perfect thanks to your precious job. A scientific moment which is going to become an incouragement for us to continue our studies with more and more effort” Prof Maurizio Moggio
“You proved how much you care the destiny of your parents as well as how many expectancies you have in our job. This must be a warning for all of us to collaborate together in order to reach a common scientific and human objective” Prof M.Luisa Mostacciuolo
“Introducing your scientific experience to people who, unfortunately, knows very well the subject is a great incentive to continue your job as well as an occasion to ponder your work. I am indebted to you for that” Prof Gian Maria Fabrizi
“I am very happy for the high level of any scientific contributions. We have to trust in the consequences of ideas’ dissemination” Prof Giacomo Comi
“Thanks for the caring and faith you gave us in every occasion. It was really touching to see so many researchers, patients and relatives together for a beautiful cause” Dr Federica Rizzo
“Thanks for the great Conference and for the many opportunities you gave to us” Dr Stefania Corti
“A hope of treatment is born for patients with CMT2A (HMSN 2A). Many researchers came from everywhere around the world to better know the mithocondrial functioning” Sonia Lauth CMT France