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.
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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
Northern IL KIT Group Meeting Saturday, October 19, 2019 | 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
For this location, all meetings in 2019 will be held in the Conference Center on the lower level in the…
North Carolina Support Group Meeting (Raleigh) Saturday, October 19, 2019 | 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Van Products will be opening up on Saturday just for our meeting! Happy First Day Of The Fall Season I…
Nebraska Support Group Saturday, October 19, 2019 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Research shows that people who receive support from a social network cope better, feel more in control, and have better…
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.
2019 Rare Champion of Hope: Collaboration In Research Award by Global Genes Nominated by The Myositis Association
More than 100 individuals and organizations worldwide were nominated by their peers for the 2019 RARE Champion of Hope Awards to honor their notable efforts in rare disease advocacy, science, medical care and treatment, and collaborations. Congratulations to IMACS for this prestigious award!
2019 Annual Patient Conference a successSeptember 17, 2019
TMA’s 2019 Annual Patient Conference was another amazing event! Each year the Conference provides those who live with myositis the…
Experts respondedSeptember 2, 2019
Before the March meeting of the Global Conference on Myositis 2019 in Berlin, Germany, TMA asked its members to submit…
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…