MGFA is committed to finding a cure for myasthenia gravis and closely related disorders, improving treatment options, and providing information and support to people with myasthenia gravis through research, education, community programs, and advocacy.
Create and implement a coordinated international research agenda/program to find a cure for myasthenia gravis and to improve the daily lives of individuals with myasthenia gravis by:
Strengthen the capacity of MGFA at all levels to meet its mission:
Based in New York City, the National office conducts the day to day activities that are essential to achieve the Foundation Mission. The National office engages in patient advocacy activities, provides support to chapters, and funds research projects through Post-Doctoral Fellowships and Student Fellowships. Additional funding focuses on clinical trials and general research into the cause and cure of MG.
The National office receives calls from patients, family members and care givers from around the United States as well as across the world. Although staff cannot give medical advice, they can refer callers to local chapters and support groups as well as provide informational and educational materials either in print or through online access.