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Cure JM 2016 National Conference and Fundraiser Recap

On January 15th-17th, 2016, Cure JM families and Juvenile Myositis experts from across the United States gathered in St. Pete Beach, FL for the 9th annual Cure JM National Educational Conference and Fundraising Event.

JM Kids at the Walgreen St. Pete Beach Classic

I came to the conference scared, confused, and alone. I left with hope, a plan, and new friends.”

Alyssa P., who attended her first Cure JM Conference in Florida, just two weeks after her son was diagnosed with JM.


The weekend began with the 7th Cure JM Medical Conference, hosted in conjunction with All Children’s Hospital and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Over 100 physicians and medical professionals learned about Juvenile Myositis during Grand Rounds. Over 50 physicians, researchers and medical professionals then attended the 1-day Cure JM Medical Conference featuring educational presentations and case studies.

On Saturday, January 16th over 250 participants came together for the 9th Cure JM Family Educational Conference. Families, physicians, and researchers enjoyed a spirited day of sharing and learning. Information on each session is available through the links on the right.

Throughout the weekend Cure JM runners, walkers and volunteers participating in the Walgreens St. Pete Beach Classic. Team Cure JM — with over 300 participants — was seen all over St. Pete Beach, raising awareness and raising funds for Juvenile Myositis research. 

Cure JM Foundation wants to give a special thanks to the sponsors, Cure JM Families, Cure JM Supporters and medical professionals who helped make the 2016 Cure JM Foundation National Conference and Fundraiser possible. Learn More.


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