Championing the Fight for a Cure.
Science & Research Innovations
Read about our four breakthrough initiatives that are shaping the way new arthritis treatments are developed, yielding better results and giving people with arthritis more reasons to say yes.
Learn more about our partners who share the goal of conquering arthritis. Together our impact is greater, moving us closer to finding better treatments and ultimately, a cure.
Live Yes! INSIGHTS
We are leading the way in finding new and better diagnostics and treatments. With the help of our researchers, partners and donors we are making huge strides, and we’ll continue the 1 last update 2020/08/08 to fight until every person with arthritis can say “yes” to a pain-free life.We are leading the way in finding new and better diagnostics and treatments. With the help of our researchers, partners and donors we are making huge strides, and we’ll continue to fight until every person with arthritis can say “yes” to a pain-free life.
Advancing Osteoarthritis Treatments
OA entails all aspects of a serious condition, ranging in levels of disability severity from mild to severe with constant chronic pain, progressive, irreversible structural damage and gradual loss of function.Learn More
Collaborating with Patients for Better Health.
See how the Arthritis Foundation brings clinical research and crowd-sourcing together to benefit all those living with the disease in your community.Learn More
Conquering Childhood Arthritis
The Arthritis Foundation incorporates the participation of patients and their families in all aspects of our programs, ensuring that issues they care about guide our efforts.Learn More
Cultivating a New Generation of Rheumatologists
The Arthritis Foundation is working to grow the number of rheumatoid specialists so that people can receive more in depth care.Learn More
JIA Voice of the Patient
The Arthritis Foundation and the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) host a patient-focused drug development meeting.Learn More
Osteoarthritis Voice of the Patient
A patient-focused drug development meeting gives doctors, researches and health providers a chance to hear from Osteoarthritis (OA) sufferers directly.Learn More
OA Fellows in Training Bootcamp (FIT)
Train emerging leaders and accelerate FDA approval of new therapies.Learn More
Stem Cell Guidance
Guidance documents have been developed by the Arthritis Foundation for patients who want to learn more about stem cell research.Learn More
Live Yes! INSIGHTS
Share your experience in a 10-minute assessment to be among those changing the future of arthritis.Learn More
Improve Outcomes for Children with Rheumatic Diseases
The Arthritis Foundation partners with CARRA on The Registry, a tool to help answer important questions about these conditions.Learn More
Juvenile Arthritis Research Training Videos
See the Arthritis Foundation educational videos on the benefits available through participation in research.Learn More
Join patients, care providers, researchers and physicians in PARTNERS, and help improve the lives of children with rheumatic diseases and their families.Learn More
The Arthritis Foundation's Partners
Learn more about the Arthritis Foundation’s key partners in the search for the cure to arthritis.Learn More
2019 Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee Members
They stand at the leading edge of rheumatic disease research today. Meet the members of the Arthritis Foundations’ 2019 Medical and Scientific Committee.Learn More
Who is on the front line of the fight against rheumatic diseases? Learn more information about our many collaborators in the struggle against arthritis.Learn More
What is PCORI and PCORnet?
osteoarthritis hands painhow to osteoarthritis hands pain for See why we rely on PCORI and PCORnet to improve the quality of life and longevity of rheumatic disease patients.Learn More
Currently Funded Scientists
These investigators are currently engaged in Arthritis Foundation-funded Rheumatic disease research.Learn More
See how the Arthritis Foundation is unique in having a community and national research agenda that is defined by patient voice, using data that comes directly from the patient community.Learn More
Lee C. Howley Sr. Prize for Arthritis Scientific Research
The 2019 Lee C. Howley Sr. Prize was awarded to Dr. Martin Lotz at the annual Arthritis for 1 last update 2020/08/08 Foundation’s Conference of Champions.The 2019 Lee C. Howley Sr. Prize was awarded to Dr. Martin Lotz at the annual Arthritis Foundation’s Conference of Champions.Learn More
Past Howley Prize Recipients
Read about past recipients of the Lee C. Howley Sr. Prize for Arthritis Scientific Research.Learn More
The Arthritis Foundation is proud to have partnered with the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) on the release of two guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA).Learn More
Accelerating New Treatment
Participate in Arthritis Clinical Trials
osteoarthritis hands painhow to osteoarthritis hands pain for We are actively recruiting patients to participate in our studies and help amplify the FDA treatment approval process. Search for arthritis-specific clinical trials based on arthritis type and location.Learn More
Your Voice Matters
By giving us 10 minutes, you become part of a force that will change the lives of the more than 54 million people with arthritis. Learn how your voice matters.Participate Now
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