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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Check out recent blog posts to stay up-to-date on TMA and myositis news.
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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 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.
Eva Avelino: Polymyositis
Lydia Vazquez: Dermatomyositis
Stanley Prather: Dermatomyositis
Carolyn Ester: Sporadic Inclusion-Body Myositis
Southern Illinois Missouri Support Group Meeting Friday, September 25, 2020 | 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Time: Sep 25, 2020 04:00 – 5:00 PM CTJoin Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82263112911 Meeting ID: 822 6311 2911 Phone: (301) 715-8592 (RSVP to…
Chicago Support Group Meeting Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Time: Sep 29, 2020 07:00 – 9:00 PM Central Time Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89977090235 Meeting ID: 899 7709 0235 Phone: (312) 626-6799 (RSVP…
North Carolina Support Group Saturday, October 10, 2020 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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's (TMA) Research Funding Yields Novel Data for Potential COVID19 Vaccine Development
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.
FDA Listening Session on IBM
FDA held a Listening Session with Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM) patients and care partners on March 5, 2020.
TMA thanks you for a successful 2020 International Annual Patient ConferenceSeptember 19, 2020
Our thanks to all of you for making TMA’s Virtual Annual Patient Conference the biggest one ever, reaching more than…
Peter Frampton’ biography Do You Feel Like I Do?: A MemoirJuly 16, 2020
Grammy award winning artist, Peter Frampton’ biography Do You Feel Like I Do?: A Memoir in his own words written…
TMA’s First Twitter Chat on Empowering Patients in the Digital AgeMay 19, 2020
Join Dr. Rohit Aggarwal, Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, Arthritis and Autoimmunity Center, University of Pittsburgh, and Chair of…