You are here: Home / Rare Disease Information / Patient Organizations Database

Search Patient Organizations

Enter organization name or disease name to search for organizations that help people with rare diseases.

0-9 - A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

**IMPORTANT**

The information contained in the Organizational Database (ODB) is provided for informational purposes only. There is no implied endorsement by NORD. NORD does not promote or endorse participation in any specific organization. The information is subject to change without notice. Every effort is made to ensure that the details for each entry are as current as possible.

Myositis Association

a/k/a: TMA

Address

1737 King Street
Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314
USA

Phone

703-299-4850

Fax

703-535-6752

800 Number

800-821-7356

TDD

--

Email Address

tma@myositis.org

Website

http://www.myositis.org

The Myositis Association (TMA) is an international non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with inflammatory myopathies through a variety of programs. Inflammatory myopathies are a group of muscle disorders characterized by inflammation and degeneration of the skeletal muscles. These disorders include dermatomyositis, polymyositis, inclusion body myositis and juvenile forms of myositis. Established in 1993, the association provides continuing education to physicians through symposia, maintains a database for collaboration with medical scientists, and funds research into the causes, treatment and eventual cure of inflammatory myopathies. TMA provides extensive services for myositis patients and their families. TMA organizes national conferences featuring world-renowned speakers, and produces numerous newsletter, which provide education, and articles that enhance the lives of individuals with inflammatory myopathies. The association also provides area support groups and an active online community for patient and family support.

0-9 - A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

NORD's Rare Disease Information Database is copyrighted and may not be published without the written consent of NORD.

 
Copyright ©2014 NORD - National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. All rights reserved.
The following trademarks/registered service marks are owned by NORD: NORD, National Organization for Rare Disorders, the NORD logo, RareConnect. .