Research is essential in creating effective treatments for arthritis. This year, Arthritis Australia will be awarding over $600,000 of funding into research projects, carefully chosen by our Research Grants Committee. Read more about the impact our research is making here.
What have our researchers been working on?
Can 3D printing help with cartilage regeneration? How can knee sensors prevent the progression of knee osteoarthritis?
Our scientists are using innovative technologies and researching fascinating topics to help find solutions for managing arthritis. Take a look at the Explore Our Research page to find out more.
Watch our researchers in action!
What is Porphyromonas gingivalis and what does it have to do with arthritis? Watch Ky-anh Nugyen explain the fascinating links between gum disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Want to know more? Click here.
Interested in joining a research study?
Your participation can help our researchers find better treatments and cures.
ARAD: The Australian Rheumatology Association Database (ARAD) collects information from people taking biologic medications to find out how it impacts them. You can sign up to the ARAD project here. A3BC: This biobanking network uses biospecimens from people with arthritis, and state-of-the-art data techniques to support arthritis research. Find out how you can get involved here.
How can I help?
Due to COVID-19 limitations, some of our research has been delayed and our scientists are having to work harder than ever. If you would like to help support our research, please donate.
We want our community to feel safe and informed during these difficult times. If you feel uncertain about any of the information you are receiving or would like to ask any questions, please contact the friendly team on the National Arthritis Infoline.