The Arthritis Newsletter: Fall 2018

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

ROAR 2018 Public Forum

Thank you for making ROAR 2018 a success! Couldn’t attend the event? Presentation videos are now available!

Global Asks Dr. John Esdaile about Arthritis

Arthritis Research Canada’s scientific director, Dr. John Esdaile, talks arthritis on Global BC’s “Ask An Expert.”

2017-2018 Annual Report

Want to find out what we’ve been up to over the past year? Our 2017-2018 annual report is now available online.

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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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John Esdaile

John Esdaile

Scientific Director, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FCAHS

Jocelyn Cruickshank

Jocelyn Cruickshank

Board of Directors Chair

Shauneen Kellner

Shauneen Kellner

Executive Director

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