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Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases

Arthritis is a type of rheumatic disease. Rheumatic diseases usually affect joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles.
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Muscle and Bone Diseases

The musculoskeletal system consists of the body's bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, and cartilage.
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Skin Diseases

Allergies, irritants, genetic makeup, certain diseases, and immune system problems can cause skin conditions.

Resources

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Portal en español

Find Spanish-language resources for conditions of bones, joints, muscles, and skin.
Asian-Language Publications

Asian-Language Publications

Find Asian-language resources for conditions of bones, joints, muscles, and skin.

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NIAMS Clinical Trial Planning Grant (R34)

Release: 9/23/2016 | Expires: 11/02/2019

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From the Director

Stephen I. Katz, NIAMS Director

Stephen I. Katz, M.D., Ph.D.

Director

Stephen I. Katz, M.D., Ph.D. has been Director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases since August 1995. He was born in New York in 1941 and his early years were spent in the Washington, D.C., and Bethesda, Maryland areas.

Guest Director’s Letter: Integrating the Patient’s Voice in Drug Development and Regulatory Decision Making

It is my pleasure to introduce Theresa M. Mullin, Ph.D., Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives at FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER). Dr. Mullin leads the Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) initiative, which includes work related to the FDA Reauthorization Act (FDARA) and implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act.

New and Noteworthy

NIAMS Update — June 7, 2018

NIAMS Update | June 7, 2018

NIAMS Community Outreach Bulletin — Spring 2018

Community Outreach | April 19, 2018

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Immunology 2018

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