ANRF Researcher Webinar Series Registration Now Open!

ANRF is excited to once again host our Researcher Spotlight Webinar Series starting this fall at 1 pm PT/4 pm ET to offer people with arthritis, caregivers, healthcare professionals, researchers and more the LATEST science-based information brought to you by experts and thought-leaders discussing topics such as: Rheumatoid Arthritis – October 5th Osteoarthritis – October […]

Dr. Chan’s stem cell research again published

Dr. Charles K.F. Chan, an ANRF grant funded scientist from 2019-21, runs the Laboratory for Rejuvenitive Medicine at Stanford University where he and his team are making significant strides and discoveries focused on stem cell research. Most recently, Dr. Chan’s work, “Aging of Skeletal Stem Cells” appears in Advances in Geriatric Medicine and Research. Focusing […]

Three members join Board of Directors

The ANRF Board of Directors is the governing body of the nonprofit, providing oversight, accountability and working with leadership on high-level strategy of the organization. During the past year, the board has welcomed three new board members. With open positions, and a rolling application process, board member applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis.  With […]

Genetic discovery could lead to early detection, OA treatment

When Michael Jurynec, Ph.D., was awarded ANRF grant funding two years ago, he was laser focused on his project, had an established record of research and publications and was at an institution with a strong reputation in studying genetics. These factors proved to be key as he and his team at the Jurynec Lab in […]

ANRF: State of the Foundation

In June 2022, ANRF CEO Emily Boyd Stormoen presented the State of the Foundation in a live format to online viewers. Below is the recorded presentation in which she presents: the ANRF’s Five-year strategic plan  the 2022-23 Grant Funded Researcher Cohort upcoming programs including Webinar Wednesdays in the Fall (the Researcher Spotlight Series) resources: news […]

A life redirected by juvenile arthritis diagnosis

From high school star athlete to dual arthritis diagnosis in a blink of an eye As a teenager, Staci Stringer was a star athlete, at the top of her game and the picture of health. Upon accepting a volleyball scholarship, her future was destined to include a successful collegiate sports career, complete with the student […]