Autoimmune Research

LONG BEACH, CA – Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF), a nonprofit dedicated solely to arthritis research, today announced new members to its world-renowned Scientific Advisory Board. Betty Diamond, M.D. and Paul J. Utz, M.D., Ph.D. will bring their expertise and experience to help fund research...

LONG BEACH, CA - Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) announced grant awards totaling over $1.2 million, its largest to date, committed towards finding a cure for arthritis. ANRF funds grants to innovative researchers studying new treatments and cures for arthritis and related autoimmune diseases. Tweet This The...

In this episode of Arthritis Now, we talk with 2015 ANRF grant recipient, Susan Carpenter, PhD about her research into long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) and it’s potential to explain inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Lupus and related autoimmune diseases. Only three percent of the human genome...

Researchers worldwide are exploring the flawed immune response that kindles inflammatory disease. Intestinal bacteria may hold the key to understanding what triggers rheumatoid arthritis inflammation. Inflammation defends the body against infection, but must turn on at just the right moment to repel an assault—and then...

New autoimmune treatments for scleroderma, particularly pediatric scleroderma is a passion for Dr. Stevens. Anne Stevens, MD, PhD is a pediatric rheumatologist at Seattle Children's Hospital and one of the country's leading researchers in scleroderma and lupus research. She is working on new autoimmune treatments...