The Arthritis National Research Foundation is committed to funding the most promising research projects at top universities and research institutes nationwide. Read about the Arthritis National Research Foundation.


    Your support allows ANRF to fund cutting edge arthritis research. Read the arthritis research impact timeline to see how your support makes a difference.


    The Racing For a Cure program is an easy way to get involved and make a meaningful contribution to a great cause. Help raise arthritis awareness with your next race!


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    Learn more about the types of research we fund and how to apply.

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At the Arthritis National Research Foundation we believe that arthritis research is the key to finding a cure for arthritis. With your help this arthritis foundation can make it happen. Please make a donation or get involved today!

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RHEUM AWARENESS DAY Arthritis Research Will Help Cure Arthritis

Feb 2nd is Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day

Join us in raising rheumatoid arthritis awareness February 2nd by going BLUE! Share your photos and the #Rheum Awareness Day graphic on social media with #Rheum and #CureArthritis to join the movement.

Learn how you can take action today and if you are able please make a donation to support this critical research in the fight to cure arthritis.

  • "ANRF funding was critical to my career development. I don’t know that I would have my tenure track position or if my research would get to go anywhere without ANRF support. I can't thank ANRF and their supporters enough!"

    - Yingcui Li, Ph.D., University of Connecticut Health Center
  • “Grants from ANRF were essential to the development of our research which has led to new understanding of how inflammation and the tissue destructive lesions of arthritis are caused. These findings facilitated the development of truly new methods for treatment of these diseases.”

    - Gale Granger, Ph.D., UC Irvine
  • “The award from the Arthritis National Research Foundation was my first grant for clinical research. Without their support, I would have had difficulty supporting myself during the transition from fellowship to junior faculty position and independence.”

    - Karen Costenbader, M.D, M.P.H., Brigham & Women’s Hospital
  • “The Arthritis National Research Foundation funding I received enabled me to establish myself in the field of maternal and fetal microchimerism in autoimmune disease. ANRF’s funding during my early years undoubtedly helped my career take off.”

    - Anne Stevens, M.D., Ph.D., Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • “The Arthritis National Research Foundation gave me the first research grant I ever received and their work is fundamental to the development of science and helping young people. ANRF made a huge difference in my life and research career.”

    - Salvatore Albani, M.D., Ph.D., Singapore Health Services
  • “The Arthritis National Research Foundation supported my work at a pivotal time in my career. Now, we’re at the brink of finding the specific genes that put people at risk for lupus.”

    - Betty Tsao, Ph.D., UCLA
  • “Without the Arthritis National Research Foundation, I would not have a lab at Stanford with 13 scientists and I would not be in academia!”

    - Paul J. Utz, M.D., Stanford University

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