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The Myositis Association

Organization URL(s)

www.myositis.org/
tma@myositis.org

Other Contact Information

1737 King Street, Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314
1-800-821-7356 (Voice - Toll-free)
703-299-4850 (Voice)
703-535-6752 (FAX)

Description

The Myositis Association (TMA) is a non-profit organization committed to helping people affected by inflammatory myopathies through information, advocacy and support. TMA provides services to those diagnosed with: polymyositis (PM), dermatomyositis (DM), inclusion-body myositis (IBM), and juvenile myositis (JM). TMA programs for people with inflammatory myopathies (PM, DM, IBM and JM) include: mutual aid network; clearinghouse among patients, physicians and scientists; newsletters offering the latest information on research, treatments and health-related articles; electronic publications for health care professionals; and programs specific to the needs of the juvenile myositis community. Annual conference features world-renowned speakers. TMA has the world's largest database of myositis information for collaboration with their members and medical scientists. TMA funds grants and fellowships for myositis research.

Print Resources

OutLook for the Inflammatory Myopathies (quarterly); JM Companion (quarterly); OutLook Extra, Treatment Issue (annually); OutLook Extra, Products Issue (annually); Myositis Monitor (for health care community); and Myositis Update

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Review Date

Wednesday, Aug 04, 2010