Our important work is supported through working relationships and partnerships with universities, hospitals, funding agencies, arthritis treatment centres, both the BC and Yukon Division and the National Office of The Arthritis Society, and the Government of British Columbia. As well, ARC is incredibly proud to have the generous support of many individuals, corporations and foundations from across Canada, who are all committed to the advancement of arthritis research.

Media Releases

VANCOUVER, BC – (November 5, 2018) New study takes steps towards standards for patient partners in research

VANCOUVER, BC – (November 1, 2018) Research team at Arthritis Research Canada develops tool to gauge patient engagement in research

VANCOUVER, BC – (October 19, 2018) Is running bad for our knees?

VANCOUVER, BC – (October 18, 2018) ARThritis Soirée returns to The Roof on May 22, 2019!

VANCOUVER, BC – (August 20, 2018) Arthritis research public forum returns for 13th year

VANCOUVER, BC – (August 8, 2018) Lupus: A hidden financial burden on health care

VANCOUVER, BC – (August 2, 2018) New study holds hope for osteoarthritis prevention

VANCOUVER, BC – (June 29, 2018) Workbook offers roadmap to building partnerships between researchers and patients

VANCOUVER, BC – (May 18, 2018)  2018 ARThritis Soirée Raises over $340,000 to Benefit Arthritis Research

VANCOUVER, BC – (April 30, 2018)  Activity Trackers Paired with Professional Coaching Significantly Help Increase Physical Activity in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

VANCOUVER, BC – (March 5, 2018) Promising New Findings on Using Biologic Drugs Before and During Pregnancy

VANCOUVER, BC – (February 8, 2018)  Unique Online Tool Gives RA Patients Confidence When Deciding Treatment

VANCOUVER, BC – (January 22, 2018) 2018 ARThritis Soirée – Tickets on Sale Now!

VANCOUVER, BC – (November 21, 2017) Mark Your Calendars! The ARThritis Soirée returns May 17, 2018

VANCOUVER, BC – (October 19, 2017) Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Have Increased Risk of Developing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Study Finds

VANCOUVER, BC – (October 12, 2017) Join Us! Public Forum on Managing Arthritis Features Leading Experts in Arthritis Research

VANCOUVER, BC – (August 30, 2017) Arthritis Research Canada (ARC) launching month-long campaign for Arthritis Awareness Month

VANCOUVER, BC – (May 19, 2017) 2017 ARThritis Soiree Raises a Record Breaking $390,000 for Arthritis Research Canada

VANCOUVER, BC – (May 17, 2017) ARThritis Soirée 2017 – a SOLD OUT night to support critically needed arthritis research

VANCOUVER, BC – (May 11, 2017) Study finds first evidence the DASH diet will lower risk of gout

VANCOUVER, BC – (December 13, 2016) You Should Be Taking Your Pills

VANCOUVER, BC – (December 1, 2016) Arthritis Research Canada Scientist to lead Knowledge Translation Cluster as part of $80 million Investment in Patient-Oriented Research in BC

VANCOUVER, BC – (September 19, 2016) World-Renowned Violinist Jenny Bae, in her Canadian Debut Performance at the May 18th 2017 ARThritis Soirée

VANCOUVER, BC – (March 15, 2016) Arthritis Research Canada Achieves Accreditation from Imagine Canada’s Standard Program

VANCOUVER, BC – (April 22, 2012) S.U.C.C.E.S.S. in Health Research for Different Ethnic Populations

VANCOUVER, BC – (August 16, 2011) IMPAKT-HiP: Finding the Cause of Hip Pain Will End the Suffering

Media Kits

In the News


November 5, 2018: CBC – Arthritis affects Indigenous people at a rate three times higher than average

September 26, 2018: CHIMP – Reaching Out with Arthritis Research

September 23, 2018: Global BC’s Ask An Expert – Arthritis Awareness Month

August 9, 2018: Market Business News (MBN) – Lupus places a hidden financial burden on health care

May 30, 2018: Richmond Sentinel – Arthritis Knees Do Better with a Jog, New Research Shows

May 25, 2018: Richmond Sentinel – Music Big Draw for Ticket Winners

May 22, 2018: BCBusiness – ARThritis Soirée 2018

May 15, 2018: Healio Rheumatology – Lost productivity costs high for SLE, Sjögren’s, systemic sclerosis

May 10, 2018: Vancouver Coast Health Research Institute – Not Just a Disease of the Elderly

May 7, 2018: Healio Rheumatology – Patient’s Relationship with Rheumatologist Affects Perception of Medication

May 1, 2018: Richmond Sentinel – Safer With Than Without

March 6, 2018: MedPage Today – Biologics in Pregnancy: Are They Safe?

January 9, 2018: Healio Rheumatology – Electronic medical records effective in assessing quality of gout care


November 19, 2017: MedPage Today – RA Outcomes Worse in Indigenous Patients

October 15, 2017: MedPage Today – Pregnant RA Patients Often Stop Biologics

October 12, 2017: Richmond Sentinel – Despite arthritis, funeral director is making it work

May 9, 2017: Richmond Sentinel – The Finest in Arts and Science

May 9, 2017: Richmond Sentinel – Not Your Grannie’s Rheumatism

May 3, 2017: Richmond Sentinel – Arthritis treatment moving in a new direction

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