POSITION: Administrative Assistant LOCATION: Richmond, BC WHO ARE WE? Arthritis Research Canada (ARC) is an independent, not for profit charitable organization that is home to Canada’s largest and most successful clinical research centre. Since its...read more
POSITION: Full-Time Statistician LOCATION: Richmond, BC WHO ARE WE? Arthritis Research Canada (ARC), is an independent, not for profit charitable organization that is home to Canada’s largest and most successful clinical research centre in arthritis....read more
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.read more
Antonio Aviña-Zubieta, Associate Professor of Medicine, MD, MSc, PhD.
Patients with granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA, formerly known as Wegener’s disease) have a much higher risk of blood clots in the lungs and legs.read more
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.read more
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.read more
The Patient’s perspective: what it’s like to attend The Canadian Rheumatology Conference as a Patient
One of the benefits and privileges of being an Arthritis Patient Advisory Board (APAB) member for Arthritis Research Canada (ARC) is the ability to attend scientific conferences related to arthritis research. Given the main point of scientific conferences is to...read more
I have always loved going to concerts. The first concert I attended was the Spice Girls with my mom and sister when I was 7 years old and after that I was hooked. Around the age of fifteen, my mom deemed I was mature enough to go to a music festival. I...read more
We all look forward to summer and the hot weather and holidays. In order to be prepared, follow these tips and tricks to enjoy the summer and stay healthy! At the beginning of your day and before any activity you haven’t done in a while, remember to...read more
The 5th annual ARThritis Soirée was a record-breaking evening for Arthritis Research Canada. The Roof at the Hotel Vancouver was awash in purple as the signature cocktail event unfolded and an incredible $390,000 was raised to advance leading edge arthritis...read more