a rare approach

to a rare disease


The NMO Story

To learn more about this rare disease, view our entire video library for more information.

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NMOtion - Get Involved!

Learn more in how you can help make a difference with the options below.

  • Learn About Clinical Trials

    Learn how clinical trials work, whether or not you're eligible to participate, and the possible risks and benefits.

  • Advocate

    There are a number of ways to help out with the fight against NMO. Get involved in any of the following ways. We appreciate any and all effort!

  • Give Blood

    If you know someone who has been diagnosed with NMO, please help us with blood samples and/or clinical data donations to our Biorepository.

  • Donate

    Contribute to the cause! You would be contributing to a worthy cause and helping millions. Every penny brings us that much closer to finding a cure for NMO.

  • Share

    Help yourself and others by telling your story. Not only are you expressing yourself, but you are also giving an insight to others who may be seeking guidance in some way.

  • Recommended Reading

    Learn more about the larger conversation surrounding health, mindfulness, and autoimmunity with the recommended readings.


The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation is dedicated to funding research to understanding the pathophysiology and biochemistry of NMO. Learn more about our sponsored institutions below.

Guthy Jackson Research
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Meetings & Events

  • 2016 NMO Patient Day

    View Photos and Videos from 2016 NMO Patient Day.

  • Support Group Meetings

    Support group meetings are happening now. Click to learn more.

  • View More Upcoming Events

    Visit our interactive map featuring a full listing of upcoming advocacy events.