More Effective Treatments and a Cure for JM

Medical advances and improved treatments for any disease require scientific research that builds upon itself year after year to achieve better outcomes for patients.
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The Importance of Juvenile Myositis Research

Cure JM was founded 19 years ago by a small group of volunteers wanting to change the world for children with a rare disease few had ever heard of—juvenile myositis.

At the time, very little was known about JM, what caused it or how to effectively treat it …

Key Research Outcomes

Four clinical trials in development

$19 million invested in research, making Cure JM the largest global funder of JM research

More than $4 million invested in current research projects

Research Funding

Cure JM offers grant funding for clinicians and researchers who are working to improve juvenile myositis care and research.

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Two people attending a Juvenile Myositis research event.

Research Achievements

There are a number of peer reviewed, published studies about juvenile myositis.

Participate in Research

Help researchers find the cause and a cure for JM by volunteering for these important studies.
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