Juvenile Myositis Precision Medicine (JuMP) Biorepository

Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM) is a rheumatic disease in children that causes rash and muscle inflammation. JDM is very rare and affects about 3 in 1 million children each year. This study aims to advance knowledge regarding JDM.

What is the purpose of this study?

This study will help researchers learn more about how the immune system is altered in JDM compared to healthy volunteers, how physicians can better monitor the disease, and potentially provide information that could lead to new treatments

Study overview

Who can join?

You may be able to join if you...

• Have JDM

OR

• Have no known autoimmune diseases, genetic disorders, immunodeficiency cancer, or history of organ/bone marrow transplant and is not taking medication

Frequently asked questions

Will participants be paid?

Patients with JDM will be given a $15 gift card for each sample donation. Healthy volunteers will be given $50 for a one-time sample collection.

This study is sponsored by:

The Cure JM Foundation

UCSF PREMIER Center

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance

Want more information?

Click below or you can reach the study team b y phone at 415-353-1301 or email [email protected].

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