NMO Video Library

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NMOtion - Be the Cure

NMOtion, a patient gateway to
solve NMO.

Living with NMO

The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation’s progress and future in the mission to solve NMO.

A Path to Progress

Victoria Jackson, Ali Guthy and clinicians discuss the progress made in the fight against NMO (Neuromyelitis Optica).

Victoria Jackson and Ali Guthy on Ellen

Victoria Jackson and Ali Guthy Appear on Ellen to discuss NMO and Saving Each Other.

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Victoria Jackson and Ali Guthy Appear on Marie

Victoria Jackson and Ali Guthy Appear on Hallmark’s Marie to discuss NMO and Saving Each Other.

How Can We See in the Dark?

Inspirational video about the progress and future of NMO.

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Pioneering a New Scientific Research Model

Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) spectrum disease is a rare autoimmune disease.

Living with NMO

NMO patients describe what it’s like living with NMO and how the Foundation helps.

Mom on a Mission

NMO spectrum disease doesn’t only
affect patients, it affects families and friends.

Living with NMO

GJCF works to create a scientific research model that will ultimately cure patients with NMO.

 

 

 

Overview
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Power of a Mother’s Love

Victoria Jackson
shares her quest for a
cure with Leeza Gibbons.

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Patient Day 2011

Footage from Patient Day 2011

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On the Road for NMO

Our Repository Study Nurse travels anywhere within the continental US to collect blood samples.

Ali Guthy Story

Actress Kathy Najimy interviews GJCF Founder, Victoria Jackson about her daughter’s journey…

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The Foundation

Victoria Jackson talks to actor Kathy Najimy about The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation.

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Hope

Victoria Jackson talks to Kathy Najimy about the role of The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation.

Kathy Najimy Interview

Actress Kathy Najimy
interviews GJCF Founder, Victoria Jackson about her
daughter’s journey…

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Creating New Dialogue

GJCF works to create a scientific research model that will ultimately cure patients with NMO…

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Dangers in Diagnosis

Imagine being struck by a crippling, debilitating disease and then being misdiagnosed.


 

Questions about NMO

What Causes NMO

Neuromyelitis optica
(NMO) spectrum
disease is a rare
autoimmune disease.

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How does NMO Differ from MS

GJCF works to create a scientific research model that will ultimately cure patients with NMO.

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Why is it Important to Distinguish NMO from MS

People living with NMO often appear to have similar symptoms as those who have MS.

Will Embryonic Stem Cell Treatments Help NMO Patients

Scientists are researching many forms of treatments for people living with NMO…

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Insurance and Rare Diseases

NMO treatment approvals and costs pose a challenge for today’s US healthcare system.

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Why do Patients Recover Differently From Attacks

Peoples’ bodies are
unique and can react
differently to any form
of therapeutic treatments.

What is the Difference Between Monophasic and Relapsing NMO

Two major groups can categorize people living with NMO: monophasic and relapsing.

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Most Effective Drug Treatments

The current drug
treatments for NMO
have been gathered
from a rather small …

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NMO Patients and Other Autoimmune Diseases

There are many things that we do not understand
about NMO

Are We Close to a Cure

The current drug
treatments for NMO
have been gathered
from a rather small…

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What is Optic Neuritis

Dr. Brian Weinshenker,
a clinician at the Mayo
Clinic, describes optic neuritis (ON)…

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What is neurogenic pain

People living with NMO can experience neurogenic pain, but there are treatments available.

 

Patients’ Stories

Collin McDaniel Story

Collin’s story is about a courageous young boy and his family who have
stopped at nothing…

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Candace Coffee

Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) affects people from all over the world.

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Foundation Events

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NMO Patient Day 2013

The Fifth annual NMO Patient Session brought people affected by NMO together…

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NMO Patient Day 2012

The Fourth annual NMO Patient Session brought people affected by NMO together…

 

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NMO Patient Day 2011

The Third annual NMO Patient Session brought people affected by NMO together…

NMO Patient Day 2010

The Second annual NMO Patient Session brought people affected by NMO together…

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NMO Patient Day 2009

The First annual NMO Patient Session brought people affected by NMO together…

 

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NMO Roundtable Conference 2009

Bringing together NMO scientists and clinicians to share information.

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Public Awareness

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How to Make a Difference

Victoria Jackson talks to Tina Brown about ways she’s made a difference
in women’s lives.

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NMO Advocacy

GJCF speaks to the CIRM governing board to raise awareness for NMO.

 

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Evening of Champions

Victoria Jackson and her daughter Ali Guthy Champions of Courage

Consortium for MS Centers - Montreal 2011

Jenna promotes NMO awareness with the Guthy-Jackson Foundation at the Consortium for MS Centers in Montreal.

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CIRM: Cures through Collaboration

The hope is that these funding approaches will accelerate the discovery of cures through more efficient collaboration.

 

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Dr. Brian Weinshenker Talks About NMO

A talk with Dr Brian Weinshenker, Professor of Neurology and researcher at the Mayo Clinic.