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A podcast series, hosted by


Siegel Rare Neuroimmune Association

In collaboration with

Sumaira FoundationConnor B. Judge Foundation

The first podcast of this series features Dr. Michael Levy who directs the NMO clinic and research laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Levy will share the history of NMOSD, the various presentations, the diagnostic process, and an overview of treatments.

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What is NMO?


Neuromyelitis Optica is a rare neurological autoimmune disease - meaning the body’s own immune cells begin to attack components of the nervous system, predominantly the optic nerve and spinal cord.

Science of NMO →Science of Autoimmunity →

Research for a Cure


All proceeds of the Connor B. Judge Foundation are used to fund research for the treatment and cure of NMO. We help support ongoing nerve repair research performed by Tesar Laboratory at Case Western Reserve University.

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Dr. Tesar explaining lab technique