The University of California, San Francisco launches the first Pediatric Myasthenia Gravis Consortium with support by MGFA
Leading the Consortium
Our very own Dr. Jonathan Strober, Pediatric neurologist and neuromuscular specialist at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital


Goals of the Consortium: 

1. Enhance Understanding of Myasthenia Gravis (MG) and Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome (CMS)

2. Optimize Health Outcomes

3. Expand Therapy Development

Who Can Participate

► All patients diagnosed with myasthenia gravis before the age of 18 years, either with the congenital or acquired form will be included. Patients can be enrolled from birth through adulthood, although they must be seen at one of the following pediatric centers to be enrolled:

  • UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of Rochester
  • UT Southwestern

Interested in signing up? Please email our PMGC Study Coordinator, Ria Guerrero at [email protected].

Still have questions? Please check out our FAQs page.