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Cure JM 2014 National Conference and Fundraiser Recap

On October 3rd-5th, 2014, Cure JM families and juvenile myositis experts from across the United States gathered in San Jose, CA for the 8th annual Cure JM National Educational Conference and Fundraiser.

JM Kids at Conference

“I learned so much at the conference and felt so supported by the Cure JM community. This support has meant more to our family than I can say.”

Suzy C., mother of a child with Juvenile Myositis


The weekend began with the 5th Cure JM Medical Conference, hosted in conjunction with the Stanford 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.

Thank you to Our Sponsors

Idera  Pharmaceuticals

FedEx

Questcor Pharmaceuticals

On Saturday, October 4th over 150 participants came together for the 8th 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.

The weekend capped off on Sunday October 5th with Cure JM runners, walkers and volunteers participating in the San Jose Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon and 10k. Team Cure JM was seen all over San Jose, raising awareness and raising funds for juvenile myositis research.

Congratulations to everyone who helped raise over $175,000 for juvenile myositis research. We are still $25,000 short of our fundraising goal, but with your help we can close that gap. Click here to make a donation. Checks can also be sent to Cure JM, 836 Lynwood Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024.

The National Conference is Cure JM’s largest fundraising event of the year, and more than 90% of funds raised go directly to research and educational programs. Anyone can help! Email with any questions or to get started fundraising today.