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.
Visit the Myositis Library
Browse our library to find helpful discussions, presentations and research studies.
See TMA in the News
Check out recent blog posts to stay up-to-date on TMA and myositis news.
We always welcome new members to our community. Join by volunteering, fundraising, and more.
Find a Support Group
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 Support Group network.Find a Support Group
TMA’s 2020 Virtual Annual Patient Conference provided a unique opportunity for myositis patients, care partners, and experts to come together to address topics including myositis research, technological advancements, clinical care best practices, support, resources and the needs of myositis patients worldwide.Watch Now!
Each person's journey is unique, yet familiar. Listen to those living with myositis share their stories of persistence and hope.
Eva Avelino: Polymyositis
Lydia Vazquez: Dermatomyositis
Stanley Prather: Dermatomyositis
Carolyn Ester: Sporadic Inclusion-Body Myositis
Minnesota Support Group Meeting Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Time: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM Pacific Time Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81040846977 Meeting ID: 810 4084 6977 Phone: (312) 626-6799 Topic: General Discussion, Guest Speaker/Presentation RSVP…
Wisconsin (KIT) Support Group Saturday, January 30, 2021 | 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82667232054 (Central Time) Meeting ID: 826 6723 2054 Phone: 253-215-8782 Topic: General Discussion RSVP to receive password, please email email@example.com
Northern California (IBM) Support Group Meeting Saturday, January 30, 2021 | 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm PST Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83690212616 Meeting ID: 836 9021 2616 Phone: 669 900 6833 Topic: General…
Myositis 101 for Patients
The Myositis 101 for patients videos by Dr. Rohit Aggarwal, Co-Director of Myositis Center of University of Pittsburgh, Chair of Medical Advisory Board of The Myositis Association (TMA) and author of book “Managing Myositis: A Practical Guide” explain myositis management and treatment in terms that are accessible by all.
The Myositis Association is following reports from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the country’s health protection agency, about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 called COVID-19.
The Myositis Association's Corporate Video
Help us to advocate and motivate for change. Watch and share this new exciting video from The Myositis Association.
2020 Annual Patient Conference
This conference will move beyond a series of lectures and provides you unique platforms for collaboration, socialization, education, and FUN!
Virtual Meet and GreetJanuary 13, 2021
Join The Myositis Association on Wednesday January 27, 2021 at 6pm est. for a Virtual Meet & Greet with our…
Join Our #MYOMatineeJanuary 8, 2021
TMA’s 2020 Virtual Annual Patient Conference provided a unique opportunity for myositis patients, care partners, and experts to come together…
COVID-19 Vaccination and Myositis – WebinarJanuary 4, 2021
Join The Myositis Association on Tuesday January 12, 2021 at 6:00 pm est for a COVID 19 Vaccinations & Myositis…