P.O. Box 261926
Encino, CA 91426-1926
Advancement of Research for Myopathies (ARM) is a California not-for-profit corporation that works to accelerate development of an effective treatments and intervention for patients affected by hereditary inclusion body myopathies (HIBM's). ARM provides research funding and resources, a support network, acts as a resource for patients and physicians, acts as an advocate for patients, and promotes research collaboration to further understand the causes and develop treatments.
ARM purpose and goal is to accelerate biomedical research aimed at developing treatments for IBM2 (recessive HIBM - Hereditary Inclusion Body Myopathy, Mendelian Inheritance in Man Catalogue #600737), and skeletal muscle regeneration. ARM's mission is to accomplish this goal is the most efficient manner possible, with special emphasis on considerations of results/duration/cost value of proposed research.