Author Archives: Alice Melão

Study Explains Why MuSK MG Patients Relapse After Rituxan Therapy

A recent study by researchers from Yale University furthers understanding about why certain myasthenia gravis (MG) patients who were treated with Rituxan (rituximab) may relapse. Findings of the study, “Autoantibody-producing plasmablasts after B cell depletion identified in muscle-specific kinase myasthenia gravis,” were published at The Journal of Clinical…

ALS and Myasthenia Gravis Have Features in Common, Chinese Researchers Report

ALS and myasthenia gravis have features in common, including an underlying immunological mechanism and alterations in communication junctions between muscle and nerve cells, Chinese researchers report. The Peking Union Medical College team published its study in Frontiers in Neurology. Its title was  “Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Myasthenia Gravis Overlap Syndrome: A…

2021 Myasthenia Gravis Survey Results

BioNews Survey Infographic

Myasthenia Gravis News conducted a survey from Feb. 11-March 28 to gain greater insight into the characteristics of the MG community and disease management. Results of the survey have now been published. Click on the image to view the infographic, and click here to read the story.