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Over 50 million Americans live with the pain of arthritis every day. If it doesn’t touch your life, chances are it touches the life of someone you know. At ANRF, we work everyday to fund research aimed at providing better diagnostics, treatments, and cures for...

Rheumatoid arthritis is estimated to affect 1.5 million Americans, with 75% of those being women. It usually begins between the ages of 40-60. RA is known by sufferers to cause flares of intense inflammation and pain, mobility problems, and disfigurement. Four ANRF researchers are taking...

Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) is a musculoskeletal condition associated with the autoimmune disease psoriasis. Classic features of the condition include severe swelling of digits frequently occurring in association with changes to the nails on these digits. Nails can become pitted, thicker, and can detach from the...

Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a chronic connective tissue disease generally classified as an autoimmune rheumatic disease. The disease can result in changes to the skin, blood vessels, muscles and internal organs. Symptoms vary greatly between patients and can range from extremely mild to life...

Sanford Burnham Prebys (SBP) – Medical Discovery Institute is a leading non-profit organisation that conducts independent biomedical research in the fields of immunology, neuroscience, cancer and rare children’s diseases. SBP endeavours to understand the cause of numerous diseases using rigorous scientific approach to accelerate new breakthroughs and improve therapies that...