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Arthritis Research

At the Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF), we have funded over 250 scientists. Thanks to the efforts of dedicated individuals like you, we have funded brilliant young MD and PhD investigators for over 40 years at institutions across the U.S., encouraging them to develop their new ideas and remain in medical research. As of our last independent review, over 95% of the researchers funded by the Foundation have remained in research.

 

By asking new questions and finding new results, these brilliant scientists supported by ANRF advance the field of arthritis and autoimmune research.

 

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Osteoarthritis Research

RESEARCH TO CURE
OSTEOARTHRITIS

Osteoarthritis often referred to as “wear and tear” arthritis, affects nearly 27 million Americans. Scientists are working on ways to re-grow joint tissues and other innovative therapies to help osteoarthritis patients live pain-free.

Juvenile Arthritis Research

RESEARCH TO CURE
JUVENILE ARTHRITIS

Nearly 300,000 kids have juvenile arthritis (JA), making it one of the most prevalent childhood diseases. Scientists are working to understand why these kids are suffering from this debilitating form of autoimmune arthritis.

Lupus Research

RESEARCH TO CURE
LUPUS

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or lupus) is an autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation and damage not only in joints, but may spread to the kidneys and other organs. Learn about the advances being made in lupus research.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Research

RESEARCH TO CURE
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) causes pain, disability, joint and bone damage as the body attacks its own tissues. In severe cases, RA can cause organ damage and death. RA is a complex disease in…

Ankylosing Spondylitis Research and Treatment

RESEARCH TO CURE
ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is arthritis that primarily affects the spine. AS may lead to severe, chronic pain and potentially cause sections of the spine to fuse. Technology and genetic advances…

Autoimmune Arthritis Research

RESEARCH TO CURE
AUTOIMMUNE ARTHRITIS

Solving the mystery of the human immune system will lead to new and better treatments for all autoimmune disorders. Autoimmune arthritis includes many forms of arthritis and is when the…

Psoriatic Arthritis Research

RESEARCH TO CURE
PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS

Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) is an autoimmune form of arthritis; an estimated 30% of all psoriasis patients develop psoriatic arthritis. The symptoms of psoriatic arthritis are similar to those of three other types of arthritis: rheumatoid arthritis, gout and reactive…

Gout Research

RESEARCH TO CURE
GOUT

Gout was once known as the “Disease of Kings” since only the very wealthy consumed the rich food and drink that are part of the risk factors. Gout researchers are working to improve treatments and better understand the causes of this painful form of arthritis.

Arthritis and Aging Research

RESEARCH TO CURE
ARTHRITIS & AGING

In partnership with American Federation For Aging Research (AFAR), Foundation funded scientists are specifically studying the underlying mechanisms by which aging processes contribute to the development of arthritis. Understanding the connection…