2024 Cure JM Medical Symposium

Recently, the Cure JM Clinical Care Network hosted our first virtual symposium of 2024, “Juvenile Dermatomyositis – Advances in Clinical Care, Basic Research, and Translational Studies.” World-leading researchers and clinicians presented sessions on various topics with the primary goal of enhancing the overall patient and provider experience through collaboration and best practice sharing. 

Embedded Behavioral Health Care in a Center of Excellence

Embedded Behavioral Health Care - in a Center of Excellence

A recently published study on integrating mental health care into a pediatric rheumatology specialty clinic, supported by the Cure JM Foundation, concluded that the need for mental health care is great and despite the challenges, with the coordination of various stakeholders, it is possible. Published in Frontiers, the principal authors were Dr. Susan Shenoi, a pediatric […]

Peer Support

Peer Support

Cure JM offers a variety of family and peer support resources and programs for parents, children, teens, and young adults who are affected by juvenile myositis. We invite all clinicians and providers to share the following flyers with newly diagnosed and current JM patients which highlight our mission, deliver standardized resources, and offer support.  Click […]

10th Annual Cure JM Medical Symposium

10th Symposium for Clinicians and Researchers - Juvenile Dermatomyositis

The 10th Annual Cure JM Medical Symposium in partnership with Duke University happened May 13th, 2023, virtually, with presentations from world-leading researchers and clinicians on advancements in basic research, translational studies, and best practice clinical care in juvenile dermatomyositis. For clinicians, researchers, and healthcare professionals unable to attend the event, we are honored to share […]

Understanding Second-Line Treatments and Side Effects

In this presentation, Drs. Curran and Kim explain second-line medications that should be considered after the initial treatment period with induction of treatments already discussed—either the patient cannot tolerate these medications or is still active.

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