CE Activity Accreditation

ANRF Annual Research Scholar Symposium

Information on obtaining credits can be found at the bottom of this page.

Title of Activity

2024 ANRF Research Scholar Symposium

Date and Location of Activity

3/16/24, La Jolla Institute of Immunology, La Jolla, CA

Partnership Statement

This activity is jointly provided by Your CE Source and Arthritis National Research Foundation.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Discuss current and developing therapies that may help in the treatment of arthritis and autoimmune diseases.
  • Describe new treatment options, therapies, and research being conducted for arthritis and autoimmune diseases.

Faculty / Content Developers

Content developed by:

  • Emily Stormoen, ANRF
  • Jenny Dunne, ANRF
  • Laura Douglas, ANRF
  • Craig Walsh, PhD, University of California, Irvine


And Presenters

  • Hal Hoffman, MD
  • Anna Patrick, MD, PhD
  • Susan Canny, MD, PhD
  • Ramadan Ali, PhD
  • Isidoro Cobo, PhD
  • Lori Broderick, MD, PhD
  • Bahram Razani, MD, PhD
  • Sanja Arandjelovic, PhD
  • Heather Faust, PhD
  • S. Amanda Ali, PhD

Program Agenda

Topics and Speakers

8:40 AM

Keynote: From Disease Gene to Targeted Therapy in CAPS

Hal Hoffman, MD

9:10 AM

Mechanisms of Th1.17 Cell Development in Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Anna Patrick, MD, PhD

The Role of Cytokines in Monocytes During Macrophage Activation Syndrome

Susan Canny, MD, PhD

10:40 AM

The Role of Neutrophils and NETs in the Pathogenesis of Scleroderma

Ramadan Ali, PhD

Epigenetic Mechanisms of Macrophages during Gouty Inflammation 

Isidoro Cobo, PhD

Panel: Finding Funding Success

1:15 PM

Keynote 2: An Age of Dysregulation: Bench to Bedside Studies of Pediatric Immune Disorders 

Lori Broderick, MD, PhD

1:45 PM

Role of A20 in Restricting Psoriatic Skin and Joint Disease

Bahram Razani, MD, PhD

Removal of Apoptotic Cells in Inflammatory Arthritis 

Sanja Arandjelovic, PhD

3 PM

Adipose Tissue as a Memory T Cell Storage Site in Inflammatory Arthritis

Heather Faust, PhD

Elucidating the Role of miR-126-3p in Osteoarthritis

S. Amanda Ali, PhD

Panel: The Business of Running a Lab

Physician Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Your CE Source and Arthritis National Research Foundation. Your CE Source is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Your CE Source designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement

Your CE Source ensures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all our educational activities. In accordance with this policy, Your CE Source identifies relevant financial relationships with its instructors, planners, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity.

The following faculty, planner and/or content manager reported the following financial relationship with ineligible companies whose products or services may be mentioned in this CE activity: 

Name of Individual

Lori Broderick, MD, PhD 


Harold Hoffman, MD

Reported Financial Relationship

Grants/Research Support – Novartis


Grants/Research Support – Zydus, Inapill

 Consulting Fees – Sobi, Ventyx, Akros      

 All other faculty, planner and/or content managers have nothing to disclose nor do they have any vested interests or affiliations. All conflicts of interest have been mitigated.

Disclaimer Statement

The content, views and opinions presented in this educational activity are those of the faculty/authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Your CE Source and/or the Arthritis National Research Foundation. The faculty/authors have disclosed if there is any discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA in their presentations. Before prescribing any medicine, primary references and full prescribing information should be consulted. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management.

Obtaining CE Certificate

  1. Go to: www.yourcesource.org
  2. Click on “Claim CE Credit”
  3. If you have previously registered yourself in our system, please login and skip to step seven (7). Forgot your password? Click on “Get it Now” and it will be emailed to you.
  4. Register yourself in the system for free by clicking on “Create one now!”
  5. Complete the “Create A Profile” page and click “Save”. Only the fields with a red asterisk are required!
  6. You’ll be directed to the “Edit Profile” page. Please ignore the “password and confirm password” information. This has been emailed to you. Please complete the other required fields marked with a red asterisk (address info) and click “Save”.
  7. Now you are on the “My Continuing Education” page. Click on “Enter Code” button. Enter the code located on the back of your program book or contact grants@curearthritis.org for a code.
  8. Confirm the number of credit hours participated in the activity, check the “I Do” box and click “Submit”.
  9. Complete and submit the activity evaluation form (if applicable).
  10. On the far right, the “Action” box you can print or email your certificate.

The deadline to claim credit is 45 days from today. Please contact us at adminsupport@yourcesource.org with any questions, comments, or concerns. Thank you!

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