About Us

Founded in 1998, the Arthritis Research Foundation raises and invests funds for arthritis and related autoimmune disease research. In addition, we strive to increase awareness of this large family of diseases, which affects over 4.6 million Canadians.
Arthritis Research Foundation has had a long-term and positive impact on advancing research support in this critical area through its fund development activities and generous support from the philanthropic community. As the result of an exclusive arrangement with Sinai Heath Foundation, Arthritis Research Foundation will now be the sole fundraising arm for arthritis and related autoimmune disease research at Sinai Health System. The purpose of this partnership is to ensure we are securing as much philanthropic support from the community as possible for these debilitating diseases.
Expert researchers and doctors work collaboratively - with basic scientific discoveries seamlessly moving to clinical trials and population health studies. This approach allows the team to take discoveries from the lab and test them in clinical environments in order to improve diagnosis and provide the most appropriate treatments, faster.
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Board of Directors
Chair Rick Lunny
Vice-President Craig Shannon
Treasurer Donald Mackinnon
Secretary Millard Roth
James Cowan
Tierney Read Grieve
Dr. Jorge Sanchez Guerrero
Dr. Edward Keystone
Jim Meekison
Robert Rubinoff
Ex-Officio Dr. Jim Woodgett
Arthritis Research Foundation, CEO Louis de Melo
Financial Statements
March 31, 2019