Author: CureArthritis

Key players in the body’s defenses, macrophages are immune cells that swallow bacteria, viruses or infectious germs. When the body comes under attack, these white blood cells engulf the attackers and eliminate the threat. Like characters in a Pac-Man video game, they roam the body,...

MARCH 2018 - Helene Belisle, Executive Director of the Arthritis National Research Foundation, is retiring after 22 years at the helm of the Foundation. The Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) is recognized in the scientific world, the arthritis patient community and by independent rating organizations...

Early in her career, pediatric rheumatologist, Tiphanie Vogel, MD, PhD, cared for a seven-year-old boy with a rare form of juvenile arthritis (JA). She discovered that her young patient had a specific genetic mutation that damages multiple organs and severely affects the joints. Dr. Vogel, an...