Dr. Vikas Majithia with a patient with rheumatoid arthritis.

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


Andrea Christenson with her service dogs, which she trained to help her cope with psoriatic arthritis.


Tessa Capel

“I was so relieved to finally have someone listen to me. That saw past my age and listened. I have a long road ahead of me but I am hopeful for advancements in treatment“


Christina Sunley

“After several years and five medications, I finally found a treatment that works for me.”


Andrea Christenson

"Before I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis and adult onset Still’s disease, a rheumatologist told me that I might need assistance walking."


Elizabeth Edwards

“Rheumatoid arthritis runs in my family.”


A young femaie holds the inflamed hands of a man with rheumatoid arthritis.

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