News & Events

Welcome Pr. Jacqueline Palace + Pr. Sarosh Irani

January 21, 2022 – The Sumaira Foundation is pleased to welcome Pr. Jacqueline Palace and Pr. Sarosh Irani from University of Oxford University to its Medical Advisory Board Jacqueline Palace, BM (Hons) FRCP DM Jacqueline Palace is a consultant neurologist in Oxford and Professor in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Oxford University. She runs… Read More


5th NMO Awareness Gala

You are invited to attend TSF’s old Hollywood-themed 5th NMO Awareness Gala Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 7 PM Mandarin Oriental, Boston We’ve set an ambitious goal to raise $250,000 to fund innovative, groundbreaking NMOSD/MOG-AD research through TSF’s SPARK & Unicorn Grants. Click here to view the research we’ve been able to fund thanks to… Read More


2021 TSF Grant Recipients

December 1, 2021 — The Sumaira Foundation is proud to announce the grant recipients of TSF’s 2021 SPARK and Unicorn grants. Congratulations to our 5 recipients who each received $25,000 to initiate their research projects! HLA Association in Pediatric MOG-AD, NMOSD, and ADEM 2021 Unicorn Grant recipient Nusrat Ahsan, MD | Children’s Hospital of Los… Read More


Welcome Professor Romain Marignier!

November 22, 2021 – The Sumaira Foundation is pleased to welcome Professor Romain Marignier as the 1st international NMO specialist to join TSF’s medical advisory board. Romain Marignier, MD Pr. Romain Marignier is a neurologist (MD), professor at the Neurological Hospital of Lyon, France. His areas of expertise include neuro-inflammatory disorders of the central nervous… Read More


Welcome Michael Devlin!

October 15, 2021 — The Sumaira Foundation for NMO is pleased to welcome Michael Devlin to its Board of Directors. Michael Devlin Michael has spent most of his career focused on the health care sector. He worked over 15 years at McKinsey & Company, where as a senior partner based in Tokyo he led their… Read More