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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.

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APC2023 Registration is Open

2023 International Annual Patient Conference

Celebrating YOU Our Myositis Heroes

Join us for a celebration of TMA’s 30th Anniversary and our 4-day in-person International Annual Patient Conference on September 7–10 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina.

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2023 Heroes in the Fight Awards Celebration

2023 Heroes in the Fight Awards Celebration

On Saturday, September 9, TMA hosts our annual Heroes in the Fight Awards Celebration, honoring the dedicated researchers and clinicians working hard to make progress in the care and treatment of myositis diseases, and celebrating the extraordinary resilience and strength of our patient community. This special dinner and awards ceremony (separate tickets required) takes place in conjunction with the 2023 International Annual Patient Conference in San Diego.

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Myositis Awareness Month - Virtual Summit: Beyond Limits

It’s not too late to be part of TMA’s incredible 2023 Virtual Summit! Registered participants can access all the presentations on the virtual platform through June 22. Register now and take advantage of this opportunity to learn from leading experts in myositis research and care, and gain valuable insights to help you on your myositis journey.

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Patient Stories

Each person's journey is unique, yet familiar. Listen to those living with myositis share their stories of persistence and hope.

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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.

2022 International Annual Patient Conference: A Focus on the Future

TMA’s 2022 Annual Patient conference featured dozens of presentations on a wide range of topics related to understanding and living with myositis. If you weren’t able to attend—or you want to be reminded about the valuable information you gained—check out the videos from some of those presentations here.

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

Myositis Awareness Month

May is National Myositis Awareness Month! Celebrate with us by learning how to educate your community about myositis. With our 2023 theme, “Beyond Limits,” we are continuing to support those who live with myositis, their care partners, and the health professionals who treat them.

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