Words from an expert: Dr. Mary De Vera

“Most people are more worried about the side-effects of taking pills, but not taking pills can be much more dangerous!” – Dr. Mary De Vera.

View the video to find out more about what Dr. De Vera’s research will include.

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ROAR 2017 Public Forum and Live Webcast

Hosted by the Arthritis Patient Advisory Board (APAB), join the researchers of Arthritis Research Canada on October 21st to learn what the latest research is telling us about arthritis care and self-management.

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Dr. Jacek Kopec weighs in on Osteoarthritis!

Osteoarthritis is increasing in Canada. How do we know this? Can we slow it down? Dr. Jacek Kopec explains!

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September is Arthritis Awareness Month!

In honour of Arthritis Awareness Month, Arthritis Research Canada is excited to share with you our new 30-second commercial spot. Watch and find out why arthritis research is so important.

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ROAR 2017 Public Forum and Live Webcast

 

Hosted by the Arthritis Patient Advisory Board (APAB), join the researchers of Arthritis Research Canada on October 21st to learn what the latest research is telling us about arthritis care and self-management.

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You can help accelerate breakthrough arthritis research!

 

Please watch Vianne’s Story and hear firsthand how her life has changed thanks to arthritis research.  Arthritis research is making a difference.

 

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The Arthritis Newsletter: Summer 2017

Keeping you informed about advances in arthritis research and related stories.

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Is ‘Big Data’ a big deal for healthcare in Canada?

We want to hear from you! Share your knowledge and opinions about the use of Big Data in Canadian health research in this secure and confidential survey.

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ROAR 2017 Public Forum and Live Webcast

Hosted by the Arthritis Patient Advisory Board (APAB), join the researchers of Arthritis Research Canada on October 21st to learn what the latest research is telling us about arthritis care and self-management.
Learn More

You can help accelerate breakthrough arthritis research!

Please watch Vianne’s Story and hear firsthand how her life has changed thanks to arthritis research.  Arthritis research is making a difference.

View Video

The Arthritis Newsletter: Summer 2017

Keeping you informed about advances in arthritis research and related stories.
Learn More

Is ‘Big Data’ a big deal for healthcare in Canada?

We want to hear from you! Share your knowledge and opinions about the use of Big Data in Canadian health research in this secure and confidential survey.
Learn More

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OUR LATEST RESEARCH

Hip Fractures and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Principal Investigator: Allyson Jones, Professor, Dept Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, PT PhD.

Although persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are at risk for breaking their hips, few studies have specifically looked at whether the burden of hip fracture is greater in patients with RA than patients with hip fractures from the general population. Using data from the BC government, we have a unique opportunity to examine hip fracture in a BC population-based group with RA.

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Arthritis Care for Indigenous Populations

Principal Investigator: Cheryl Barnabe, Research Scientist, MD, MSc, FRCPC.

Arthritis is the most common chronic disease in Indigenous populations, particularly severe inflammatory arthritis. The main goal of my program of research is to describe and find solutions to the inequalities in inflammatory arthritis care and outcomes in Canada’s Indigenous populations.

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Self-Management Support for Underserved Populations with Arthritis and Co-Morbidities

Principle Investigator: Diane Lacaille, Senior Research Scientist of Rheumatology, Arthritis Research Canada, MD, MHSc, FRCPC.

People with chronic diseases and arthritis use self-management support programs and services to improve their health and manage their illnesses. However, these self-management approaches do not meet the needs of people living with arthritis in underserved and vulnerable circumstances in British Columbia.

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John Esdaile

John Esdaile

Scientific Director, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FCAHS

Daniel Parlow

Daniel Parlow

Board of Directors Chair

Shauneen Kellner

Shauneen Kellner

Executive Director

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