The Health Research Alliance fosters collaboration among not-for-profit, non-governmental funders to support the continuum of health research and training from biomedical science applications that advance health. Learn more about HRA »
HRA receives recognition for public access efforts: In addition to being recognized as a SPARC Innovator by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition in early 2013, in the fall of 2013, HRA was recognized as one of 30 high-impact organizations supporting open/public access as part of the Accelerating Science Awards Program. The major sponsors of the awards program are the Public Library of Science, Google, and the Wellcome Trust.
The April HRA Members’ Meeting is right around the corner: The registration deadline for the spring HRA Members Meeting has passed and you should have received an email confirming your registration from Marla Amann on February 21. If you did not, please contact HRA. HRA thanks The Alzheimer’s Association for hosting the spring meeting in Chicago on April 1-2, 2014. For more details on the meeting, please go to the Meeting and News page.
September 2014 Members’ Meeting host and location announced: Mark your calendars now to make sure you reserve the dates of the September 2014 HRA Members’ Meeting: The Burroughs Wellcome Fund has graciously offered to host the fall 2014 meeting on September 18-19, 2014, in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
For more than 60 years, the Arthritis Foundation has been committed to helping people live well with arthritis. As the largest, private funder of arthritis research, the Arthritis Foundation improves the lives of the more than 50 million Americans living with arthritis by supporting innovative research and leading breakthroughs in the management and treatment of the disease. Our research focuses on finding better therapies and an eventual cure to help the people we serve. Our research initiatives include:
Disease-Specific Projects We develop, coordinate and support specialized, targeted research initiatives that bring us closer to a cure for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile arthritis.
Grant Funding We fund the best and brightest researchers, selecting projects from among hundreds of proposals that offer the most promise for finding novel treatment protocols and an eventual cure for arthritis.
Partnerships We forge and lead partnerships that break new ground and drive an international research agenda by convening leading health agencies, foundations and private-industry partners.