Arthritis Foundation-CARRA Grant Awardees Announced

The Arthritis Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the most recent round of Arthritis FoundationCARRA Large and Small Grants! The CARRA (Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research Alliance) members below were recently awarded one-year grants with project dates of April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020.

LARGE GRANT AWARDEES (up to $50K)
Using Biomarkers to Predict Response to Abatacept in Oligo JIA
Lauren Henderson, Boston Children’s Hospital;
Peter Nigrovic, Brigham and Womens Hospital;
Sarah Ringold, Seattle Childrens Hospital


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Exosomes and Immune Modulation in Pediatric SLE
Wen-Yuan (Elena) Hsieh, University of Colorado Denver


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Clinical and Functional Significance of JIA-Specific Risk Alleles
James Jarvis, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine;
Sampath Prahalad, Emory University


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Adverse Childhood Experiences in Youth With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Tamar Rubinstein, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore;
Danielle Bullock, University of Minnesota


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Procalcitonin and Calprotectin for Differentiation of Infection and Disease Flare in Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Rebecca Trachtman, Mount Sinai School of Medicine


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SMALL GRANTS (up to $25K)
A Prospective Observational Study Comparing the Non-inferiority of Mycophenolate Mofetil to Methotrexate for the Treatment of Juvenile Localized Scleroderma
Dawn Wahezi, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore


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These grants are made possible through the generous support of the Arthritis Foundation.

For more information about the Arthritis FoundationCARRA Grant program, including upcoming deadlines, please visit the CARRA website at https://carragroup.org/members/grants-and-funding.

 

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