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Competitive Supplements Available in Regenerative Medicine

NIAMS is participating in funding opportunities to support ongoing clinical research studies in regenerative medicine. Applicants are to propose solutions to widely recognized issues in the development of safe and effective therapies. Applications are due June 26.

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NIAMS Participates in the Cancer Moonshot

NIAMS will provide administrative supplements to support collaborative pilot projects to generate new ideas and approaches to reduce the incidence and/or severity of autoinflammatory or autoimmune adverse events in the setting of cancer immunotherapy. Applications are due June 15.

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May is National Osteoporosis Month

With good habits and medical attention when needed, we can have strong bones throughout our lives. You are never too old or too young to improve your bone health.

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Our Stories - Understanding Immune Cells and Inflammation

Discovery of the JAK-STAT molecular pathway was a landmark advance explaining how cells sense and respond to their immediate environment. NIH research set a foundation for the development of a new family of drugs. Illustration citation:; Emw - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0

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Tofacitinib Shows Potential for Treating Lupus

A drug that effectively treats rheumatoid arthritis and can improve symptoms in other autoimmune diseases may also control the symptoms associated with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus) and potentially slow the disease's progression.


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