Dendritic cells

RACE... to a cure

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in your joints. The main symptoms are joint pain and swelling. It’s the second most common form of arthritis in the UK with over 400,000 new cases in Europe and the US each year.

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This Versus Arthritis-sponsored research centre is a partnership between the universities of Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle and Oxford, which aims to understand the cause of Rheumatoid Arthritis and related types of inflammatory arthritis, and to discover why some patients fail to respond to treatment.