ANRF Blog

2011-2012 Getting at the Root of Knee OA Pain Xin Li, M.D., Ph.DRush University Medical CenterChicago, Illinois Analgesic effect of spinal micro-RNAs on symptomatic knee OA pain Osteoarthritis (OA) affects more than100 million individuals worldwide and causes chronic and severe pain in knee joints. It...

2011-2012 Testing a Novel Way to Treat Arthritis Hye-Jung Kim, PH.D.Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteBoston, Massachusetts CD8+ Treg suppression of collagen-induced arthritis Autoimmune diseases, including Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), occur when the immune system mistakenly attacks the body’s own tissues. This complex system of cells and antibodies normally destroys “invaders” such as...