Mission: Cure JM Foundation's mission is to find a cure for Juvenile Myositis and improve the lives of families affected by JM.
Results: Raised $10 million for research and educational programs.
Helped establish 2 research and treatment centers.
Provided support to 2,500 patients and family members.
Funded the first-ever book solely about JM with contributions from 80 medical professionals.
Held 9 family conferences and 6 symposiums for the medical community.
Supported over 120 research studies to accelerate progress toward a cure.
Geographic areas served: the United States and worldwide
Programs: 2 research and treatment centers;
annual conferences for patients and their families;
annual symposiums for the medical community;
support groups and educational materials
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Cure JM Foundation is a critical hub for all things related to this debilitating condition. The founders Tom and Shari Hume, have been incredible advocates and organizers, bringing a global JM community together and making a difference. Through their fundraising efforts they have also raised important dollars to help fund a treatment and hopefully a cure.