Theme Muscle symposium
Target audience AMS members and other interested parties
Language English


All AMS members and other interested parties are warmly invited to join the symposium on Muscle Structure and Function hosted by dr. Rob Wust.

Muscle physiologist Dr. Brian Glancy (NIH, USA) will visit Amsterdam for the symposium on Muscle function and metabolism: from molecule to whole body that will take place in the afternoon, in the Medical Faculty building of Vrije Universiteit.

  • 14:00-15:00: Dr Brian Glancy – Sustaining Power: Building Energy Networks in Striated Muscle
  • 15:00-15:30: Dr Richie Goulding – skeletal muscle mitochondria in healthy ageing and type I diabetes
  • 15:30-15:45: Short break
  • 15:45-16:15: Dr Melissa Hooijmans - Exercise MR to study mitochondrial function and tissue oxygenation in healthy and diseased skeletal muscle
  • 16:15-16:45: Prof Coen Ottenheijm – From brain stimulation to myofibrillar force measurements in patients with skeletal muscle myopathies
  • 16:45-17:15: Selection of 3 minute presentations from local PhD students
  • 17:15: Drinks and snacks

Venue: Atrium van de Medische Faculteit bulding, VU Campus.

For more information or questions, please contact Rob Wust via email:

Date and Location

Time From 14:00 to 17:30
Start date Monday, September 2, 2024
Location Atrium | MF building | VU Campus

Costs and registration

No advance registration.