News & Events

NMO Wellness Day

The Sumaira Foundation for NMO presents NMO Wellness Day sponsored by Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and B.GOOD. Join us on June 22, 2019 at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital for a day of education and conversation surrounding wellness for the NMO community led by the interdisciplinary experts at Spaulding. This event is open to NMO/MOG/Transverse Myelitis/CRION patients, family members,… Read More



The Sumaira Foundation for NMO (TSF) and the Connor B. Judge Foundation (CBJF) announced their partnership on May 10, 2019 in their mutual quest to raise awareness for neuromyelitis optica (NMO). TSF focuses on generating global awareness for NMO, raising funds to enhance NMO research, and has been successful in supporting patients and their caregivers…. Read More



On March 23, 2019, The Sumaira Foundation for NMO hosted its 4th annual NMO Awareness Gala at the Mandarin Oriental, Boston Thank you to our 250 guests & the entire community who transformed our magic enchanted forest into a reality, making this our biggest and most successful gala yet! We raised almost $60,000.00 that we… Read More


Event Recap | POM for NMO

On February 9, 2019, Barre Groove hosted TSF’s first-ever charity event, POM for NMO, to raise awareness and money for neuromyelitis optica. We raised over $500, got a killer workout, and 10 groovers learned about NMO and how to support the quest for a cure while sipping bubbles and enjoying lite bites. Thank you to Alanna Perry,… Read More


The 4th NMO Awareness Gala

The 4th Annual NMO Awareness Gala SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2019 | DOORS OPEN AT 7:00PM MANDARIN ORIENTAL, GRAND BALLROOM (BOSTON, MA) You’re invited to our enchanted forest-themed annual event so get your pixie dust + fairy vibes ready for our most fabulous fundraiser yet! Proceeds will be awarded to TSF Spark Grant recipients for research… Read More