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Myositis UK funds research into Juvenile Dermatomyositis, Dermatomyositis, Polymyositis and Inclusion Body Myositis.

To date over £400,000 has been spent on research raised solely from fundraising and donations. Projects have included treatment/therapy trials, specific scientific equipment, collaborative group meetings, and salaries to Myositis investigators within the UK and abroad.
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In the last financial year £49,457 was paid out to fund research and this year further projects have been approved.
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There are opportunities to take part in research.
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If you are a doctor or scientist and would like to apply for research funding, Click here »

The NHS website has further general information on research and clinical trials.  »View website

The Clinical Trials website has further details of myositis clinical trials. It is a a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.  »View website

Myositis UK has made a Fundraising Promise
commissioned by the Fundraising Standards Board to ensure
its fundraising activities are open and fair.