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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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AFBS & Beggs Laboratory Launch Groundbreaking NM Biobanking Program

AFBS & Beggs Laboratory Launch Groundbreaking NM Biobanking Program

A Foundation Building Strength (AFBS) proudly announces a significant expansion of its Nemaline Myopathy (NM) research efforts through the launch of the Beggs Laboratory NM Biobanking Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. This groundbreaking initiative builds upon the existing AFBS-sponsored NM Tissue Repository and aims to revolutionize our understanding of NM, forging a path toward new…

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