Quarterly newsletter providing information on the latest advances made by Arthritis Foundation-funded researchers, highlights of our grant program and profiles of funded scientists.
Reducing Patient Risk Aversion to RA Treatment
Why do people react differently to receiving information regarding treatments that could slow progression of their disease or prolong their lives? This question lies at the heart of Dr. Liana Fraenkel's research. The recipient of a 2012 Arthritis Foundation Innovative Research Grant, she has designed a unique study to examine patient reactions to different ways of explaining the risks and benefits of arthritis treatments. Learn more.
Research Spotlight: Dr. Farshid Guilak, Duke University
Dr. Farshid Guilak is fascinated by joints and how they work, as well as all the challenges posed by trying to produce artificial joints. Unfortunately, as Guilak, whose specialty is biomedical engineering, acknowledges, sometimes our joints are afflicted with osteoarthritis.Learn more.
Arthritis Research in the News
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