Additional information and updates can also be found on the NIAMS
, which was established in 1986, leads and coordinates the federal biomedical research effort in arthritis and related rheumatic diseases, musculoskeletal disorders, heritable disorders, sports injuries, basic muscle biology and skin diseases
is supporting a study looking for ways to treat diseases such as osteogenesis imperfecta by using gene therapy.
At the University of Maryland Pain Center in Baltimore, NIAMS
researchers are evaluating the use of acupuncture on patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.
The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to solicit input from the extramural community that will inform the mechanisms and processes the NIAMS
uses to support high-impact clinical trials.
This clearinghouse, a public service sponsored by the NIAMS
, provides information on arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases.
studies show that abnormally low levels of the hormone cortisol may be associated with fibromyalgia.
Treatment with the IL-1 Trap led to an immediate clinical and laboratory improvement in all patients," the NIAMS
We welcome the opportunity to work with Peter and the rest of the NARAC team in leveraging their valuable DNA resources and experience, and we appreciate the support of NIAMS
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The symposium will feature scientific advances made possible with NIAMS
support, highlight how these advances have improved patients' lives, and address the future directions for NIAMS