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We are dedicated to our mission of finding treatments for Nemaline Myopathy, while providing support and resources to the Nemaline Myopathy community.

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Nemaline Myopathy (NM) is a rare muscle disease that affects all the skeletal muscles in the body, causing muscle weakness. 

NM varies greatly in severity, from mild symptoms to premature mortality. It does not affect brain development or cognitive function. Currently no Nemaline Myopathy treatments or disease modifying therapies exist, but A Foundation Building Strength is working aggressively to change this. Learn More.

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Introducing Nemaline Myopathy Resource Kit and Awareness Card: Empowering the NM Community

At A Foundation Building Strength (AFBS), our unwavering commitment to those affected by Nemaline Myopathy (NM) drives us to continually develop resources that empower individuals and families on their journey. We are excited to introduce two new resources that aim to provide valuable information, support, and awareness about NM: the Nemaline Myopathy Resource Kit and…

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Connecting Nemaline Myopathy Families: A Recap of Regional Gatherings

At A Foundation Building Strength, we are committed to making a positive impact in the lives of individuals and families affected by Nemaline Myopathy (NM), a rare muscle disorder causing muscle weakness. This summer, we’ve had the incredible opportunity to bring NM families together through a series of Regional Gatherings. These events not only provided…

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