Posts Tagged: myasthenia gravis

MG Research Gets NIH Funding Boost

Conquer MG is excited to share news that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a team at the George Washington University (GW) $7.8 million to establish a rare disease network for myasthenia gravis. Conquer MG will join scientists and physicians from academic institutions, other patient advocacy groups, and biotech/pharma companies, to better understand… Read more »

Oct 27 Seminar – Clinical Trials and MG

  Sunday, October 27, 2019 FALL PATIENT SEMINAR “Myasthenia Gravis and Clinical Trials”  Rabia Malik, MD, Rush University Medical Center Angela Pontius, Ra Pharmaceuticals Palos Hospital Auditorium 12251 S. 80th Avenue, Palos Heights, IL Parking: Visitor Garage 2, Opposite Main Entrance (Click here)          “Prednisone has too many side effects. My MG… Read more »

Viking 5K Raises Myasthenia Gravis Awareness

    The Viking 5K Fun Run/Walk welcomed 175 participants on Sunday, June 2, at Danada Forest Preserve in Wheaton, Illinois.  The event raised $26,000 for Conquer Myasthenia Gravis. Conquer MG is an Elmhurst, Illinois-based nonprofit organization that funds MG patient assistance and research, and provides patient education and support. “It was a great day,”… Read more »

Apr 28: IVIg, PLEX, New Therapies- Spring Seminar

Spring Patient Seminar Speakers:  Ryan Jacobson, MD, Neurologist Brittany Nord, Account Manager, Terumo BCT Sunday, April 28, 2019 Elmhurst Memorial Hospital 155 E Brush Hill Road, Elmhurst, Illinois GREEN Parking Lot, EAST entrance Lower Level Conference Center – Oak Room Thanks to our sponsor! The Topic IVIg and plasmapheresis (also called plasma exchange or “PLEX”) are… Read more »

June 2: Viking 5K Fun Run/Walk to Conquer MG

SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2019 REGISTRATION OPENS 7:15AM DANADA FOREST PRESERVE, WHEATON, ILLINOIS Be a Viking and help Conquer Myasthenia Gravis! Bring your warrior helmets and horns, and join us for this year’s Viking 5K Fun Run/Walk. Give hope to those struggling with this rare autoimmune disease “MG.”  HIGHLIGHTS NEW location: scenic Danada Forest Preserve, Wheaton,… Read more »