News & Events

2020 Grant Recipients

November 9, 2020 – We are proud to announce the grant recipients of TSF’s 2020 research grants. Congratulations to our recipients who received $25,000 to initiate their projects! Diagnostics in NMOSD Farrah Mateen, MD, PhD | Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, MA) Aim: To pilot a novel point-of-care dry blood spot diagnostic test for patients with… Read More


NMOSD / MOG-AD Support Groups & Pages

August 18, 2020 – The Sumaira Foundation for NMO is  pleased to present NMOSD / MOG-AD Support Groups & Pages Our team hopes that this document will serve as a valuable resource to our small but mighty community! A clickable PDF version is available. Simply click the yellow call-to-action button that reads, Support Groups & Pages,… Read More


Welcome Dr. Stacey Clardy!

July 29, 2020 – The Sumaira Foundation for NMO is pleased to welcome Stacey Clardy, MD, PhD to its medical advisory board. Stacey Clardy, MD, PhD Dr. Clardy is Associate Professor of Neurology with tenure at the University of Utah in the Division of Neuroimmunology within the Department of Neurology and Staff Neurologist at the… Read More


Celebrating 6 Years of TSF

Although we would prefer to get together in person, we look forward to coming together virtually in October to commemorate six years of TSF. Please join us on Saturday, October 24 at 12 PM EST. as our hosts Gaetano Morello and Lauren Michaels facilitate a thoughtful program featuring commentary from TSF’s founder Sumaira and medical members… Read More


Partnership | TSF x NICA

July 13, 2020 — The Sumaira Foundation for NMO (TSF) and the National Infusion Center Association (NICA) are pleased to announce their partnership as of July 2020. The Sumaira Foundation for NMO (TSF) is a 501(c)(3) organization founded by an NMO patient, and is dedicated to generating global awareness of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD), fundraising… Read More