arthritis research Tag

For JeanMarie, racing competitively wasn’t a focus from a young age, but unfortunately, having arthritis was. When she was eleven she was diagnosed with juvenile arthritis and now, at age 31, she also suffers from Uveitis, which is inflammation in the eye, and Sjogren’s Syndrome, an autoimmune disease that often results in decreased production of tears and saliva.

LONG BEACH, CA - To move science more quickly towards new treatments and a cure for arthritis, the Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) increased its annual research grant awards to $100,000 each. The Arthritis National Research Foundation has been funding research across the U.S. to cure arthritis since 1970. This is an increase from the maximum $75,000 per grant they have awarded for the past six years.