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Transverse Myelitis Support Groups

Our team recommends the following sites to help locate a support group in your area and learn more about the transverse myelitis.

The Johns Hopkins Project RESTORE

Johns Hopkins Project Restore has been an invaluable and continuous sponsor of the activities of clinical and research endeavors of the JHTMC.

Transverse Myelitis Association (TMA)

The Transverse Myelitis Association (TMA), and its president Sandy Siegel, has been a vital resource of the JHTMC. Since the inception of our center in 1999, the TMA has facilitated interactions with TM patients and their families to guarantee appropriate diagnosis and management.

2014 Regional Transverse Myelitis Clinical Care Symposium
See presentations and videos from this summer’s symposium, featuring professionals from Johns Hopkins and other institutions exploring the latest thinking in research and management of this complex condition.

Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation

The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation has supported research efforts for clinical studies and investigational research focused on Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO), a very challenging and very rare subgroup of transverse myelitis.

Cody Unser First Step Foundation

Learn about the Cody Unser First Step Foundation

To make an appointment or request a consultation, please call 410-502-7099, option 1.


Related Links

3rd Annual Regional Transverse Myelitis Symposium: June 20, 2015
On June 20, 2015 the Johns Hopkins Transverse Myelitis Center (JHTMC) will be hosting our third annual Regional Transverse Myelitis Symposium for people touched by TM, including patients, family members and caregivers. RSVP now.

A Dancer Relearns How to Walk: Michelle, a young dancer, experienced sudden pain and numbness in her legs and consulted Johns Hopkins neurologist Carlos Pardo, director of the Transverse Myelitis (TM) Center. The diagnosis was something Michelle and her family never suspected. Here is her inspiring story. 

Attacking Two Brain Disorders on Multiple Fronts
Uncover how Hopkins researchers are finding new treatments and diagnostic tools to treat multiple sclerosis and transverse myelitis.Learn more about the relationship between transverse myelitis and multiple sclerosis at Project RESTORE

Out-of-State and International Patients - Find Out More


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