Providing Education, Research, and Support to the Myositis Community
What is Myositis?
Myositis is a muscle-wasting disease that results in fatigue and reduced strength.
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Browse our library to find helpful discussions, presentations and research studies.
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If you are a member of TMA and are looking to talk with others about your disease to gain a better understanding and prepare for the challenges ahead, you are encouraged to join the KIT support group network.Find a Support Group
Each person's journey is unique, yet familiar. Listen to those living with myositis share their stories of persistence and hope.
John Mozer: Sporadic Inclusion-Body Myositis
Dale Scott: Polymyositis
Bill Simeral: Polymyositis
Michael Bradbury: Sporadic Inclusion-Body Myositis
FL Northeast KIT Support Group Meeting Saturday, August 24, 2019 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Research shows that people who receive support from a social network cope better, feel more in control, and have better…
Mid America Support Group Meeting Saturday, August 24, 2019 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Speaker: Dr. Richard Barohn, MD. Dr. Barohn is a professor of Neurology at KU Medical Center. He has done extensive…
2019 Annual Patient Conference Thursday, September 5, 2019 – Sunday, September 8, 2019 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Who YOU are matters At TMA’s 2019 Annual Patient Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the focus will be on addressing this…
TMA Grants and Fellowships
Research into myositis is a priority of TMA. TMA is actively engaged with the myositis research community in the U.S. and overseas. Through research, the mystery of myositis will be solved and, ultimately, a cure will be available.
TMA offers its online Community Forum, which has multiple forums where you can post to reach other TMA members who have similar concerns as you.
Update on Ig products in short supplyAugust 20, 2019
The FDA has issued a statement about the availability of immunoglobulin products, which many myositis patients depend upon for treatment…
My-PACER, a new research study, is recruitingAugust 8, 2019
The Myositis Association (TMA) is partnering with the University of Pittsburgh for a new NIH-sponsored study entitled, “Myositis Patient Centered…
Ig products in short supplyJuly 12, 2019
Polymyositis, dermatomyositis, and necrotizing myopathy are diseases that are often treated with immunoglobulin (Ig) products, either intravenously (IV) or subcutaneously…