New mouse model for sIBM

The Myositis Association (TMA) is excited to announce the groundbreaking development of the first humanized mouse model for sporadic inclusion body myositis (sIBM) achieved through TMA’s innovative Pilot Research Funding Program.  With the generous funding of The Myositis Association’s Pilot Research Grant, Dr. Thomas Lloyd, a member of TMA’s Medical Advisory Board, and his research…

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2019 Annual Patient Conference a success

TMA’s 2019 Annual Patient Conference was another amazing event! Each year the Conference provides those who live with myositis the opportunity to gather to learn about their disease as well as to meet and share experiences with others who understand their challenges. Nearly 500 people attended from all over the US as well as folks…

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TMA Rides for Research

The Myositis Association is joining together with our friends at Cure IBM to raise money for IBM research by riding in the 6th Annual Million Dollar Bike Ride in Philadelphia on June 8, 2019.

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Myositis and Your Heart webinar

The heart is a muscle, so just as myositis causes inflammation in other muscles in the body, inflammation can also occur in the heart muscle. This can lead to a number of cardiovascular issues.

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