live discussion: Rituxan/rituximab

Dr. Rohit Aggarwal will answer your questions on Friday, June 20, at 3pm ET (1PM for us in Mountain!) about rituximab (Rituxan), which was the subject of a multi-center trial that included both adults and children.  Rituximab is used to treat dermatomyositis and polymyositis. Dr. Aggarwal is an assistant professor in the Division of Rheumatology at […]

February live discussion: understanding auto-antibodies

This Live Discussion will be 12PM/NOON for us in Mountain time zone! February 11, 2014 Understanding Auto-antibodies Live Discussion Dr. Mark Gourley will answer questions about Understanding Auto-antibodies Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 2pm ET. Ever since the discovery of myositis-specific and myositis-associated auto-antibodies several years ago, scientists have been finding ways to use individual disease profiles […]

reminder: TMA live discussion

Don’t forget to log online for the live discussion tomorrow: Thursday  January 16th  NOON/12PM Mountain. Dr. Tahseen Mozaffar, answers your questions about “Understanding Autoimmunity.” Dr. Mozaffar is director of the Neuromuscular Center at UC Irvine Medical Center.  He is a nationally-recognized expert in his field and is chairman of TMA’s medical advisory board. He serves […]

TMA live discussion: understanding autoimmunity

The next live discussion is coming up soon! Submit your questions now… NOTE: The live discussion will be at NOON/12PM Mountain!!! January 16, 2014 Understanding autoimmunity Live Discussion Dr. Tahseen Mozaffar will answer questions about the Understanding autoimmunity Thursday, Jan. 16, at 2pm ET. Dr. Mozaffar is director of the Neuromuscular Center at UC Irvine […]

live discussion: BYM338

The next live discussion is this upcoming Monday! It will be at 10AM Mountain. This is one you won’t want to miss if you have IBM and are interested in this possible treatment!!! Dr. Steven Greenberg will answer questions about the Novartis drug, BYM338 Monday, Dec. 16, at Noon ET. BYM338 was granted “breakthrough” status by […]

TMA live discussion – When myositis doesn’t respond to treatment

Remember, there’s a live discussion tomorrow! September 5th  2PM EST (that’s NOON (12:00PM) Mountain!!!) Click here. Dr. Andrew Mammen will be answering questions about “When myositis doesn’t respond to treatment”. Dr. Mammen is the Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Myositis Center and an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He is […]