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 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
6th Annual Million Dollar Bike Ride Saturday, June 8, 2019
Team Cure IBM Will Ride in the 2019 Million Dollar Bike Ride! Click here for more details
San Diego Support Group Meeting Monday, June 10, 2019 | 1:00 pm
We will also offer videoconferencing as well. The information is below. San Diego Support Group is inviting you to a…
The 17th Annual Myositis Awareness Golf Outing and Dr. & Mrs. Nicholas C. Pedano Memorial Friday, June 14, 2019 | 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Attire is Casual If you need more information or have any questions, please visit our contact page: https://events.handbid.com/auctions/17th-annual-myositis-awareness-event. Alternatively, please…
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.
Myositis can be deadlyMay 23, 2019
TMA executive director Mary McGowan, TMA member and patient advisor Darlene Shelton, and pulmonologist Dr. Cheilonda Johnson were interviewed for…
Living with myositis, a mystery to manyMay 20, 2019
The following article about living with myositis appeared in the Orlando Sentinel on Friday, May 17, 2019. See the original…
Occupational Therapy for MyositisApril 11, 2019
TMA celebrates National Occupational Therapy Month (April) with a conversation with Dr. Malin Regardt, an occupational therapist on our Medical…