Arthritis Research Canada is the largest clinical arthritis research centre in North America.

Our mission is to transform the lives of people impacted by arthritis through patient-centred research and engagement. Led by Scientific Director, Dr. Diane Lacaille, Arthritis Research Canada’s scientific team of over 100 are creating a future where people living with arthritis are empowered to triumph over pain and disability.

Arthritis Research Canada is conducting research from coast to coast. With centres in British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec, Montreal and Nova Scotia, Arthritis Research Canada is leading research aimed at preventing arthritis, facilitating early diagnosis, finding new and better treatments, and improving quality of life for people living with arthritis.

Have you had an ACL tear and reconstruction surgery in the past 3 years? Are you frustrated and want to get back to doing the activities you love and stay active in the future? In the Stop Osteoarthritis clinical trial, medical researchers are investigating treatments that improve knee health and reduce the risk for osteoarthritis after sport-related ACL tears. To learn about this research and find out how to participate, click here.


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At Arthritis Research Canada, we conduct research that helps people with arthritis continue to live their lives today. What does that mean? Prevention is our top priority, but we are also working to find ways for people with the disease to stay in the workforce, continue doing physical activities they love, manage pain and symptoms and much more.