These cards have been made by our TM Kids - George and Penny.
Cards are in packets of six - three of each design. All proceeds go to the TMS! £3.50 per packet of six, plus postage of £1.20 for one packet, £1.50 for two, and plus 20p per packet over two.
Click here to see a picture of the artists!!
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We are always saying we wish there was more research into treatment or prevention of TM, ADEM and NMO. Now a consortium of charities and medical professionals interested in spinal injury have joined together to find out what PATIENTS think are the right priorities for research in the area of spinal cord injury, whether caused by trauma (accidents) or by other causes like autoimmunity as in TM, ADEM and NMO.
Derek and six friends are running the GRIM Challenge race on 30th November in honour of Derek’s late uncle who had TM. Their target is £1500 and if you want to support Derek’s effort on behalf
of TMS, please go to their Just Giving donation page.
Nadine, who had TM two years ago, is running a half-marathon on Sunday 6 October. She is aiming to raise £3000 for the TM Society. Please click to her Virgin moneygiving page and help her make this target!
The Transverse Myelitis Association, University of Texas at Southwestern & Children’s Medical Center in Dallas, TX and The Johns Hopkins Project RESTORE in Baltimore, MD are hosting this event on Oct 25-26, 2013 at University of Texas at Southwestern campus in Dallas, TX.
Over The Wall is a national children's charity whose purpose is to provide life-changing experiences to children and young people aged 8-17 who are affected by serious and life limiting illness and conditions. They do this by offering free activity camps, specifically developed to foster coping, resilience, self-esteem and confidence. The programme extends to the whole family during the family weekends. These camps offer much needed recreation and family time, and an opportunity to meet other members who may be facing similar challenges.
The 1st Regional TM Clinical Care Symposium was held at Johns Hopkins on 15 June 2013.
The symposium was a day for patients, family members, and caregivers impacted by the diagnosis of Transverse Myelitis (TM) and other rare neuro-immunologic disorders on a day-to-day basis.
There were several great short presentations on all aspects of TM given by doctors and specialists with both clinical and research backgrounds.
Click here to get to the YouTube playlist.
The Cardiff Millennium stadium on 14th May was home to a fundraiser organised by Buphinder Sidhu and Sandip Gill for a football match between England XI vs Wales XI. The event raised an fantastic £3218.50 for the Transverse Myelitis Society and the MS Society.
Well done and thanks to everyone that was involved.
You can still donate by clicking here.
The TMS committee jointly contributes to this blog.