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Dermatomyositis


Other Names for this Disease
  • DM
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ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH, Monday, February 29, 2016
    Location: Building 10, Masur Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH will take place on February 29. The event, sponsored by NCATS and the NIH Clinical Center, aims to raise awareness about rare diseases, the patients they affect and the research collaborations that are addressing rare disease challenges. The day will feature tours, posters and exhibits, and presentations.

  • International Consensus Conference to Develop Improvement Criteria for Juvenile Dermatomyositis and Adult Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis: Workshop to Define Minimal Clinical Improvement and Major Clinical Response , Monday, June 09, 2014 - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Location: Hotel Novotel La Defense, Paris, France
    Description: Anticipated goals and use of results: We anticipate developing composite endpoints for future clinical trials that will be fully validated, endorsed by the ACR and EULAR, and used by all forthcoming myositis clinical trials and clinical studies as clinical endpoints. A likely secondary outcome of this work would be the stimulus to develop new therapies for myositis and conduct clinical trials of new therapeutic agents in myositis patients, given adequate ways to assess efficacy of new therapies in trials.

  • Treatment Strategies for Neuromuscular Diseases: The Challenge of Recruitment, Monday, September 20, 2010 - Wednesday, September 22, 2010
    Location: Beaver Hollow Conference Center, Java Center, NY

  • Workshop on Inflammatory Myopathy, Wednesday, April 05, 2000 - Thursday, April 06, 2000
    Location: NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The goal of this workshop was to provide a forum for researchers in the areas of myositis, muscle biology, and immunology to review the current status of research on inflammatory myopathies and explore potential new avenues of research.

Other Names for this Disease
  • DM
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