Posts Tagged: myasthenia gravis

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 of… 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 »

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 »