arthritis research Tag

MARCH 2018 - Helene Belisle, Executive Director of the Arthritis National Research Foundation, is retiring after 22 years at the helm of the Foundation. The Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) is recognized in the scientific world, the arthritis patient community and by independent rating organizations...

New tissue engineering techniques may completely change how we treat osteoarthritis (OA). OA is a disabling disease that gradually destroys articular cartilage, which helps bones move smoothly and easily within joints. As the cartilage layer thins, bones rub against each other, causing swelling, stiffness and...

Early in her career, pediatric rheumatologist, Tiphanie Vogel, MD, PhD, cared for a seven-year-old boy with a rare form of juvenile arthritis (JA). She discovered that her young patient had a specific genetic mutation that damages multiple organs and severely affects the joints. Dr. Vogel, an...