Federica Wolf (Rome,Italy)


Andrzej Mazur (Clermont-Ferrand, France)

Society Board

Michael J Lenardo (Bethesda, USA)
Maria-José Laires (Lisbon, Portugal)
Andrea Fleig (Honolulu, USA)
Yves Rayssiguier (Clermont-Ferrand, France)
Edmond Rock (Clermont-Ferrand, France)


Scientific Committee

Rebecca B.Costello (NIH – Bethesda, USA)
Andrea Fleig (Honolulu, USA)
Thomas Gudermann (Munich, Germany)
Michael J Lenardo (NIH – Bethesda, USA)
Andrzej Mazur (Clermont-Ferrand, France)
Federica I. Wolf (Rome, Italy)


Symposium Chairmen

Michael J Lenardo (Bethesda, USA)
Federica I Wolf (Rome, Italy)

Program /


Session 1 Magnesium Homeostasis and Status
Session 2 Magnesium in Cardio-metabolic Diseases
Session 3 Magnesium Distribution, Biophysical status and Assessment
Session 4 Magnesium in Epidemiology, Nutrition and genetic
Session 5 Molecular Biology of Magnesium I
Session 6 Molecular Biology of Magnesium II
Session 7 Magnesium in Neuropathology and Stress
Session 8 Magnesium in Chronic Diseases and Aging


René Bindels (Nijmegen, Netherlands)

Daniela Buccella (New York, USA)

Vladimir Chubanov (Munich, Germany)

Qi Dai (Nashville, USA)

Jeroen H.F. de Baaij (Nijmegen, Netherlands)

Louise Dye (Leeds, UK)

Andrea Fleig (Honolulu, USA)

Reid Gilmore (Worcester, USA)

Thomas Gudermann (Munich, Germany)

Stefano Iotti (Bologna, Italy)

Michael J Lenardo (Bethesda, USA)

Andrzej Mazur (Clermont-Ferrand, France)

Jeannette AM Maier (Milan, Italy)

Kotaro Oka (Keio, Japan)

Juan C. Ravell (NIH-Bethesda, USA)

Francisco Rios (Glasgow, UK)

Gerhard Sponder (Berlin, Germany)

Rhian Touyz (Glasgow, UK)

Michel Tremblay (Montreal, Canada)

Stella Lucia Volpe (Philadelphia, USA)

Connie M. Weaver (West Lafayette, USA)

Ailsa A Welch (Norwich, UK)

Wei Yang (NIH-Bethesda, USA )

Susanna Zierler (Munich, Germany)


Posters should be displayed during all the Symposium. You will be able to fix your poster on March 20th from 8:00 to 9:00 am.

Panels dimensions: information to be announced

Abstracts /

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: December 31st, 2018

Abstracts must be submitted ONLINE and in ENGLISH, based on the available Template. The abstract must respect the following framework:

• Purpose
• Materials and methods
• Results
• Conclusion

Abstracts must not exceed 300 words (title and the list of authors not included). Simple figures and tables may be included, but must be inserted as jpeg-files. Text should not include bibliographical references. Caution: the contents of abstracts will have to be for purely scientific purposes. Any commercial promotion is prohibited.

SELECTION After the deadline for Abstract submission (December 31st, 2018), the review process will start. Some abstracts will be selected for oral or poster presentation.

Follow instructions herewith below.


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Please download the registration form and send it by e-mail to:

Click here to download the REGISTRATION FORM

Registration Fees /

All fees shown are in US Dollars (US$) and in Euro (€) – VAT exempted.

Registration categories Early BIRD – Until December 31st, 2018 LATE FEE – Until March 15th, 2019 After March 15th, 2019 and on site Registrations
Delegate as SDRM member(*)If you want to pay your SDRM subscription 250 $ or 215 € 300 $ or 259 €       350 $ or 301 €
Delegate (non member); If you want to become a SDRM member 400 $ or 345 € 450 $ or 388 €      500 $ or 431 €
Student (**) 65 $ or 56 € 99 $ or 86 €      125 $ or 108 €

(*) As an SDRM member (€ 40 regular membership – € 25 for students under 30 years old), you are entitled to:

  • reduced registration fees to SDRM sponsored and organized events
  • access to the website reserved area with free download of proceedings and selected presentations from SDRM events

(**) As a student, you are kindly requested to send to a copy of your student card.

Delegates’ registration fee includes:

  • Congress kit (badge, program/abstract book and bag)
  • Access to the scientific sessions
  • Access to the commercial exhibition
  • Luncheons on Wednesday March 20th and Thursday March 21st
  • Coffee breaks on Wednesday March 20th, on Thursday March 21st and on Friday March 22nd
  • Certificate of attendance

Please note that the certificate of attendance will be issued upon receipt of your completed workshop evaluation form.
Your feedback will be highly appreciated.

Payment of the invoice is requested upon registration.
Scientific contributions will be considered only for duly registered participants.


Registration and Social Dinner:
Full payment is requested when registering (through paypal or bank transfer). All cancellations must be sent to SDRM by emailing to

For cancellations received before Monday, March 4th, 2019, midnight CET, 30$ will be deducted for administrative costs. After this date, no refund will be possible.

Social dinner:
Cancellations can be made free of charge before Monday, February 25th, 2019 midnight CET. After this date, no refund will be possible.

Insurance and liability
SDRM does not accept any responsibility for personal injuries, or loss of, or damage to private belonging incurred to the workshop participants and accompanying persons. We advise participants to subscribe an adequate private insurance.

SOCIAL DINNER / Thursday, March 21st 2019

The social dinner will take place on Thursday, March 21st 2019 at 19:00-22:00

Location to be announced

Please remember to book your dinner through the registration form (Social Dinner participation fee: 100 US$ or 87 €)

Payments /

Registration payments


Social dinner payments

SOCIAL DINNER MARCH 21, 2019 US$ 100,00 or 87 €

Event Sponsors /

Accommodation /

We inform you that Bethesda offers many accommodations.


Hyatt Regency 4* (where SDRM has booked some rooms for the symposium)
20 minutes walking distance from the congress venue – 5 minutes by car – 1 stop METRO (when getting outside the hotel, metro Bethesda station is situated at 2 minutes walking distance in front of you, take the metro red line and stop at medical center station)

The visitors center is situated in front of you when coming outside the subway (metro).

Then follow the indications for Building 38A (Lister Hill Center at NIH Library).

Follow the instructions set forth on How to reach the Symposium Venue from Hyatt Regency Bethesda

Hyatt Regency Hotel
7400 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, Maryland, USA, 20814
Phone: +1 301 657 1234


American Inn of Bethesda

8130 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda MD 20814 US
Ph: +1 301-656-9300

American Inn Bethesda is situated at 10 minutes walking distance from the Symposium Venue.

Follow the instructions set forth on How to reach the Symposium Venue from American Inn Bethesda



Visit the following websites to book your room:


Each delegate coming from outside the USA is highly recommended to contact the American Embassy of his city in order to receive all useful information concerning the entrance in the USA.

Obligatory Step to enter in USA
ESTA: please follow the instructions on the website:

How to reach the SYMPOSIUM VENUE:

The best way to reach NIH is the Metro (subway stop is Medical Center, on the Red Line). From the Union Station (Bethesda Station), take the red line metro, after about 35 minutes, stop at “Medical Center” Station. The visitors center is situated in front of you when coming outside the subway.

Then follow the indications for Building 38A (Lister Hill Center at NIH Library).

When coming to NIH, plan some extra time to get through the security checkpoints at the visitor entrances.

At the visitor entrances, people must show picture IDs in order to receive NIH visitor passes.

Meeting attendees will also be issued NLM visitor passes when they enter the Lister Hill Center.

Metrorail service is available from Washington’s National Airport and from Union Station (railway). Take Metro’s Red Line to the Medical Center Station. The station’s escalators come out on the NIH campus.


National Library of Medicine
National Institutes of Health
Building 38A
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894

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