The Arthritis Newsletter


The Arthritis Newsletter is produced quarterly by the Arthritis Patient Advisory Board to keep the public informed of advances in arthritis research and to share related stories.

It is written by people like you and me to bring arthritis research to life.

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     FALL 2020


Adjusting to the ‘New Normal’: Returning to School or Work during the Pandemic

It’s Important to be prepared and stay safe. If you suffer from an auto-immune disease, the ‘new normal’ requires extra care to avoid the risks of COVID-19. Hear from others on how they are navigating the pandemic.

September is Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis research finds answers and saves lives. Learn about our innovative research, opportunities to participate in studies, and ways you can help.
Help make vital research continue. We can’t do it without you!

It’s Okay to not be Okay – Speaking up about Arthritis and Mental Health

By talking openly about her experience, Eileen Davidson hopes to break the silence and reduce the stigma and misconceptions that plague arthritis and mental health.

Arthritis Research Canada’s new Scientific Director, Dr. Diane Lacaille

21 years with Arthritis Research Canada: Dr. Lacaille’s Journey from Trainee to Scientific Director. Dr. Lacaille, a rheumatologist and a professor at the University of British Columbia, has been with Arthritis Research Canada since its inception.

The Patient-Researcher Partnership is Fundamental for Rheumatology Research at the CHU De Québec-UL Research Center

Our Quebec patient advisory board members – PIRA (Patients Interested in Arthritis Research) are actively engaging in all stages of research to ensure that the research is relevant to the people affected by inflammatory diseases.