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5th Annual NMO Awareness Gala

Posted by: The Sumaira Foundation in Events

  The theme for Gala 2020 is “old Hollywood” in celebration of the premiere of our 5-year impact video! We’ve set an ambitious goal to raise $100,000 to fund innovative, groundbreaking NMO research through TSF’s SPARK & Unicorn Grants.   Lauren Michaels & Gaetano Morello & HOST COMMITTEE Zachary Cohen | Sara Marsh | William […]

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Welcome Dr. Joshua Katz!

Posted by: The Sumaira Foundation in News & Announcements

December 5, 2019 – The Sumaira Foundation for NMO is pleased to welcome Joshua Katz, MD to its medical advisory board. Joshua Katz, MD Dr. Joshua Katz is the Co-Director of the Elliot Lewis Center in Wellesley, which treats over 2,500 patients with multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, anti-MOG antibody syndrome, and other CNS demyelinating diseases. […]

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The 4th NMO Awareness Gala

Posted by: The Sumaira Foundation in Events

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 […]

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Sumaira’s NMO Story (from The Transverse Myelitis Association Blog – In Their Own Words”)

Posted by: The Sumaira Foundation in NMO, Patient, Voices of NMO

Sumaira’s NMO Story From the Transverse Myelitis Association blog, In Their Own Words (October 4, 2018) My name is Sumaira and I am the founder and executive director of The Sumaira Foundation for NMO and Miss Bangladesh-USA 2015. Thank you for taking the time to read my story. It all started in June 2014. I was a perfectly […]

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The 3rd Annual NMO Awareness Gala

Posted by: The Sumaira Foundation in Events

The 3rd Annual NMO Awareness Gala SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2018 | DOORS OPEN AT 7:00PM MANDARIN ORIENTAL, GRAND BALLROOM (BOSTON, MA) You’re invited to the first-ever Bollywood theme* black-tie gala in Boston! MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT BY DJ RISHI BAWA | HENNA ART BY MADHU NARAYAN + ABBY BURKE | FEATURING AUCTION + RAFFLE PRIZES FROM TESLA, BOSTON LASER, MANDARIN ORIENTAL, DAVID YURMAN, […]

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EVENT RECAP | 2nd New England NMO Patient Day

Posted by: The Sumaira Foundation in Events

Thank you to everyone who made the 2nd New England NMO Patient Day a spectacular day! Special thanks to: Brigham and Women’s Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation Foundation for Neurologic Diseases Dr. Brian Weinshenker (Mayo Clinic) Lindsay Lucas + company Osakpolo Igiede View album

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