Posts Tagged: myasthenia gravis

Own Your Health Wellness Fair – Postponed

In consideration of the coronavirus situation, this event has been cancelled for April 5, 2020. It will be rescheduled for October 2020. Speakers * Vendors * Free Healthy Lunch * Raffle Prizes Explore steps you can take to improve your own health.   (Cancelled for April 5)   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Elmhurst Memorial… Read more »

MG Clinical Trials: Your Questions Answered

On October 27, 2019, Conquer Myasthenia Gravis hosted its Fall Patient Seminar. Speakers:                 Click to see these videos from the seminar. And keep reading below for seminar highlights. Clinical Trials: What MG patients need to know – Rabia Malik, MD Clinical Trials Q&A: What Patient, Doctor &… Read more »

Looking for a Myasthenia Gravis Clinical Trial?

As of January 2020, a number of clinical drug trials are recruiting participants. Details about these studies can be found at www.clinicaltrials.gov. Biotech companies also may have a webpage dedicated to the therapy they are studying.   Sponsor: argenx BVBA. A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Phase 3 Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability… Read more »

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 »