Rheumatoid Arthritis

Kate Horneff lost a lot during her ten year battle with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) – family, friends, relationships, her fun-loving and adventurous spirit - but perhaps the most devastating was her loss of hope. However, when an unexpected turn of events transpired and restored Kate’s...

Dr. Shahrara Ph.D., Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, goes into depth about her work in rheumatoid arthritis research, translating findings from RA patients to working with animal models to satisfy her lab's scientific questions. Dr. Shahrara's lab was one of the...

Afflicted with rheumatoid arthritis for years, Monica Bourdow has learned to live with the pain her autoimmune disease gives her daily. Despite having it moderately controlled with medications, her RA often gets in the way of not only her daily life, but also her hobbies....

Arthritis Now sat down with Dr. Iannis Adamopoulos, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of California, Davis, and spoke about his research regarding rheumatoid arthritis. After receiving his first grant as The Sontag Foundation Fellow of the Arthritis National Research Foundation from 2011-2012, he...

We continued our interview with Dr. Damini Jawaheer of Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, where she is an assistant scientist studying the genetic correlation between pregnancy and rheumatoid arthritis and how the disease goes into remission when women become pregnant. She further explains her research...