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On April 9, 2014 the Arthritis National Research Foundation was thrilled to be able to honor Dr. Granger at the annual Meet The Scientists reception for his efforts on behalf of the foundation and the autoimmune community. As a result of his efforts there will...

The Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) has earned the highest, four-star rating from online charity evaluator, Charity Navigator, for the sixth consecutive year. Charity Navigator praised ANRF for its excellent fiscal management and its unwavering commitment to transparency and accountability. Based in Long Beach, CA, ANRF...

$75,000 Grant to be Used for Cutting-Edge Arthritis Research

New York, NY and Long Beach, CA, February 4, 2014 – Dr. George Kalliolias, MD, PhD, a physician-scientist in the Division of Rheumatology at Hospital for Special Surgery, will be honored with this year’s coveted Sontag Fellowship in recognition of his advancement of promising research in rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Kalliolias was chosen as The Sontag Foundation Fellow from a class of 15 researchers who will be receiving grants from the Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF).

In Part 2 of our interview with Dr. Bottini of the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, we continued talking about his rheumatoid arthritis research and the current state of federal funding and why private fundraising is important to fueling young scientists with innovative, new ideas.

Arthritis Now spoke with Dr. Nunzio Bottini, Associate Professor of Cellular Biology at the La Jolla Institute of Allergy and Immunology, about his work in arthritis research and what his latest project involves. Dr. Bottini is also an attending physician in the Division of Rheumatology at the University of California San Diego and received a grant from ANRF six years ago. The doctor also graced the cover of the latest issue

Arthritis Now sat down with Dr. P.J. Utz, Professor of Medicine in Rheumatology and Immunology at Stanford University. Dr Utz serves as the Medical Scientist Training Program Director at Stanford as well, where he trains up-and-coming scientists in a laboratory setting and helps them to formulate their research projects in a way that puts them on the path for success.