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 invites you to our 3-day completely virtual experience featuring myositis specialists and expert presenters on everything related to myositis and its treatment. There will be educational workshops, clinical presentations, breakout sessions, networking opportunities, a multi-generational focus, patient and provider recognition, virtual social activities, exhibitors, new conference components, a HUGE TMA Announcement, and much, much more!Click here for details
In 2021, we will launch this interactive community awareness event in four local communities across the country where an estimated more than 20,000 dedicated participants will work to raise funds to continue our critical work. Participate as an individual or gather your friends, family, and co-workers to form a team – build awareness, fundraise, and come out and enjoy!Click here for details
Women with IBM Support Group Meeting Wednesday, October 27, 2021 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Women With IBM is a new virtual meeting and support group bringing together women with Inclusion Body Myositis in a…
Northern California IBM Support Group Meeting Wednesday, October 27, 2021 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm PDT Click here to join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 886 8734 3094 Please email email@example.com password.
Tennessee Support Group Meeting Saturday, October 30, 2021 | 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
“FALL APART, I THINK NOT!” Click here to join meeting Meeting ID: 825 7196 8542 Please contact Supportgroups@myositis.org for password
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.
TMA's Affinity Groups
Our increased virtual environment has allowed for connectivity that surpasses geographic location. In addition to our traditional KIT support groups, TMA is supporting meeting circles with outreach efforts targeted toward supporting and extending our organization’s reach into new communities.
Myositis Awareness Month
May is National Myositis Awareness Month! Celebrate with us by learning how to educate your community about myositis. With our 2021 theme, “A Call to Action,” we’re focusing on supporting and mentoring members on their path to true leadership.
Today is National Myositis Awareness DaySeptember 21, 2021
On September 25, 2006, the US House of Representatives approved the goals and ideals of a “National Myositis Awareness Day”…
The first-ever ILD Day is happening on Wednesday, Sept. 15!September 13, 2021
Working Together to Raise Awareness of Interstitial Lung Disease The first-ever ILD Day will take place on Wednesday, September 15,…
FDA Approves Octapharma’s Octagam® 10% for Adult DermatomyositisAugust 23, 2021
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to Octapharma USA for Octagam® 10% the first and only…