The ANRF Chronicle

Our gut acts as a reservoir for trillions of commensal microbiotas (organisms that derive food and other benefits without harming or benefitting their host). In healthy individuals these microorganisms do not elicit a pathological immune response. This relationship has developed over millennia with co-evolution occurring. Diet and environmental influences today...

We have all heard or been told at one point “you are what you eat.” A healthy well-balanced diet is important for all of us, but did you know as an arthritis or autoimmune patient that this saying is particularly apt? The importance of the medication and therapeutics prescribed...

As the population continues to grow so do those requiring aid and assistance. There are thousands of charities looking for donations and funding, with extremely varied needs, so how do we as individuals decide where our time and donations will have the greatest impact? How to Find Your Charity Match First and foremost,...

ANRF provided travel grants for upcoming scientists in their postdoctoral fellowship period to attend the 17th International Conference on the TNF Superfamily. Tumor Necrosis Factor is one of the key cytokines that causes destructive inflammation in autoimmune diseases, and drugs that inhibit TNF, such as...