Town Halls

Join Cure JM and receive invitations to our monthly Town Halls. 

Hear from a variety of speakers on topics of interest to Cure JM families, including information on the JDM basics, new treatments, the latest, research updates, and other support available to JM families.

 

Watch Town Halls

Myositis Specific Antibodies (MSAs): What Families Need to Know

Myositis-specific antibodies (MSAs) are associated with certain symptoms in JM patients. In some cases, knowing the MSA of a patient may help clinicians look out for certain symptoms and guide treatment decisions. Dr. Jessica Neely explains these associations, why they are important, and the limitations in our understanding of the role of MSAs in JM.

IVIG: What Families Need to Know

Learn about IVIG (immunoglobulin therapy administered by vein). This session features Dr. Fatma Dedeoglu of Boston Children’s Hospital, Huub Kreuwel PhD, of Octapharma Plasma, and patient advocate, Michelle Vogel, of CSI Pharmacy.

2021 Impact Report and 2022 Goals

Featuring Jim Minow, Executive Director of Cure JM, Dr. Andrew Heaton, Ph.D, Chief Scientific Officer, and Shannon Malloy, Director of Development and Family Engagement.