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Our current research

We are funding a wide variety of research from basic laboratory research through to clinical trials. You can read about featured research taking place under the themes of disease, treatment and health, or browse all of our current research.

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Featured research in the area of disease.

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Featured research in the area of treatment.

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Featured research in the area of health.

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What we're funding

Search or browse through all grants we're currently funding.

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Our clinical studies

Find out about our clinical studies and how you can take part.

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Our research centres

Our research centres bring together experts and resources to target arthritis research topics that will deliver significant benefit.

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Our experimental treatment centres

We have set up a network of experimental arthritis and osteoarthritis treatment centres to facilitate and support the testing and early development of novel interventions.

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Arthritis Research UK fund research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. You can support Arthritis Research UK by volunteering, donating or visiting our shops.