Dr. Vikas Majithia with a patient with rheumatoid arthritis.

Patients & Families

 

Patients and families can find hope and make an impact on the search for a cure.

 

Learn about current research aiming to improve the lives of these patients living with rheumatic disease with funding from the Rheumatology Research Foundation.

 

Alexis Ogdie, MD, MSCE
University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Ogdie’s Innovative Research Award is focused on optimizing clinical trials in psoriatic arthritis. It considers aspects of the disease that are unique to psoriatic arthritis and not found in other types of arthritis. The study also takes into account the wishes of patients, determining what could help them better function in their everyday life. The goal of the project is to create designs for clinical trials that measure results based on what’s most  important to psoriatic arthritis patients like Andrea.

Timothy Niewold, MD

Dr. Niewold's study could help patients find the right medication sooner.

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University of North Carolina Rheumatologist Dr. Teresa Tarrant.

Teresa Tarrant, MD

Dr. Tarrant is studying a new technology that could deliver rheumatoid arthritis medication straight to the affected joints.

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Elana Bernstein, MD, MSc

Dr. Bernstein is studying lung transplants for those with autoimmune diseases.

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Three rheumatologists from the labs at Emory University

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