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Maya was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at age 17. Your generous donation can help her and other Canadians with arthritis live their lives to the fullest. Give a Gift of Hope.

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We are recruiting individuals with and without inflammatory arthritis for a study that will explore the relationship between a person’s everyday activities and their health.

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Discover how to get involved in research, find tips for surviving the holidays with arthritis, and learn about patient engagement in research and more in our winter newsletter.

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5.6 million Canadians live with the pain and disability of arthritis. Leaving a gift to Arthritis Research Canada in your will can change and save lives for generations.

Give a Life-Saving Gift this Holiday Season

Donate Today

Maya was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at age 17. Your generous donation can help her and other Canadians with arthritis live their lives to the fullest. Give a Gift of Hope.

Health Benefits of Everyday Activities

Learn More

We are recruiting individuals with and without inflammatory arthritis for a study that will explore the relationship between a person’s everyday activities and their health.

Read More

Featuring Mike Reno, lead singer of Loverboy, along with an all-star band.

PRESENTING SPONSOR

The Roof,

Hotel Vancouver

May 22, 2019

SAVE THE DATE

Leave a Legacy

Learn More

5.6 million Canadians live with the pain and disability of arthritis. Leaving a gift to Arthritis Research Canada in your will can change and save lives for generations.

The Arthritis Newsletter

Learn More

Discover how to get involved in research, find tips for surviving the holidays with arthritis, and learn about patient engagement in research and more in our winter newsletter.

WHAT WE DO

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

Our mission is to transform the lives of people living with arthritis through research and engagement. Led by world-renowned rheumatologist, Dr. John Esdaile, 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.

With centres in British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec, Arthritis Research Canada is leading research aimed at arthritis prevention, early diagnosis and treatment, and quality of life issues.

Maya was 17 and studying for final exams for high school when she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Read her story.

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OUR LATEST RESEARCH

Biologic drugs for spondyloarthritis patients: do policies in different countries affect costs and health?

Principal Investigator: Stephanie Harvard, University of British Columbia School of Population and Public Health PhD student and Arthritis Research Canada Trainee supervised by Dr. Bruno Fautrel, Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, and Dr. Aslam Anis, University of British Columbia School of Population and Public Health

Using information from DESIR, researchers looked at which patients satisfied the criteria to receive biologic drugs in different countries: France, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom and Hong Kong.

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MEET THE TEAM

John Esdaile

Scientific Director, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FCAHS

Jocelyn Cruickshank

Board of Directors Chair

Shauneen Kellner

Executive Director

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