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On October 11, 2018, The Sumaira Foundation for NMO (TSF) announced its partnership with the Transverse Myelitis Association (TMA). Both organizations specialize in raising awareness for rare neuro-immune disorders while supporting patients and their caregivers. The spectrum of diseases include but are not limited to neuromyelitis optica (NMO), transverse myelitis (™), optic neuritis (ON), myelin… Read More



We are proud to announce the launch of TSF Small Grants! Frequently Asked Questions Who is eligible for the grant award? Clinical, translational and basic researchers with experience in the field of NMOSD and autoimmune diseases, who are affiliated with academic institutions in the United States are encouraged to apply. How much funding is available?… Read More


EVENT RECAP | NMO Physicians Dinner

On September 21, 2018, TSF hosted a dinner for NMO specialists + champions in Boston, MA. We engaged in great conversation about: the ongoing development of the disease ideas for future research projects current therapies and practices ways to collaborate to impact the community Special guests | Dr. Anu Jacob from The Walton Centre NHS Foundation… Read More


[Bella GLADYS Magazine] The Sumaira Foundation’s 3rd NMO Gala  


[Improper Bostonian] In Full Bloom | 3rd Annual NMO Awareness Gala

NEWS FLASH! The 3rd NMO Awareness Gala is featured in the latest edition of Improper Bostonian Magazine’s “Proper Bostonians” section! Thank you Dana Bisbee and friends at Improper Bostonian for helping us illuminate the darkness of neuromyelitis optica CLICK FOR EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE