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Announcements

CARRA-AF Registry Research Coordinator Pilot Support Program - RFA

By: CARRA | December 1, 2017 |

Request for Applications
Project Funding Period: April 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019

Application Deadline: January 18, 2018

CARRA and the Arthritis Foundation are committed to supporting our CARRA Registry sites and believe firmly in the importance of a dedicated research coordinator to support enrollment and ongoing maintenance of the CARRA Registry and sub studies. As such, we are pleased to announce a pilot program that will provide funding to a limited number of current CARRA Registry sites for salary support for a CARRA Registry research coordinator.Contact Kelly Mieszkalski ([email protected] or 919-668-7531) with questions.

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Register Now for the CARRA Meeting and CARRA-AF Reception at ACR

By: CARRA | October 11, 2017 |

CARRA Meeting

CARRA invites you to attend our annual meeting during the ACR conference! We will hold a one hour meeting at the Hard Rock Hotel to provide attendees with brief updates from CARRA and the Arthritis Foundation, followed by an interactive panel presentation and discussion with our current CARRA interns.

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CARRA Names Grant Scientific Review Committee (SRC) Chair

By: CARRA | September 15, 2017 |

We received an enthusiastic response to our call for SRC member applications and are excited to announce that Terry L. Moore, MD, FACP, FAAP, MACR, has been selected as the inaugural chair for CARRA’s SRC. Dr. Terry Moore has been a faculty member at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and has served as a Director of the Division of Adult Rheumatology and Pediatric Rheumatology since 1983.

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CARRA Large (up to $50K) and Small (up to $25K) Grant Applications Due 10-2-17

By: CARRA | August 18, 2017 |

CARRA is pleased to announce CARRA Large (up to $50k) and Small (up to $25k) Grant Applications Due 10/2/17

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Call For Nominations: CARRA Ethics Committee

By: CARRA | August 18, 2017 |

Nominations are due: September 1
Applications are due: September 22

The CARRA Elections Committee is seeking nominations for the Ethics Committee (5 open positions). You may nominate yourself or someone else by September 1.

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Call For Nominations: CARRA Grant Scientific Review Committee

By: CARRA | August 17, 2017 |

Nominations are due Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Applications are due Tuesday, September 5, 2017

CARRA is seeking reviewers to serve on CARRA’s Grant Scientific Review Committee (SRC). Committee members will be responsible for reviewing CARRA’s internal Small, Large and Fellow Small grants. The term of appointment is 3 years, renewable. Senior and novice reviewers are encouraged to apply (fellows are not eligible). We are also seeking one individual to serve as committee chair.

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CTP Webinars

By: Brian Mondragón Jones | April 17, 2017 | CARRA Announcements

Brian Feldman and Emily von Scheven will host two webinars to provide education to CARRA members on consensus methodology and best practice for CTP development and to answer any questions you may have about the guidance document (Download PDF): CTP Webinar 1 Date:

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CARRA Research Informatics Internship

By: Brian Mondragón Jones | March 24, 2017 | CARRA Announcements

CARRA is pleased to announce a new Research Informatics Training Internship intended to advance informatics-related research in Pediatric Rheumatology by increasing the pool of independent informatics researchers in our field. Through this internship, CARRA will fund

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PReS Travel Award

By: Brian Mondragón Jones | March 24, 2017 | CARRA Announcements

Applications due April 28, 2017 CARRA is funding up to 3 travel grants for Early Investigator to attend the Pediatric Rheumatology European Society (PReS) annual meeting and PReS Young Investigator Meeting in Athens, Greece from September 13 through September 17

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CARRA Registry Internship

By: Brian Mondragón Jones | February 16, 2017 | CARRA Announcements

Applications due March 24, 2017 Established through funds at the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) Inc., the CARRA Registry Internship will require 25% effort for one year. The CARRA Registry supports data collection on patients with

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CARRA 2017 Elections

By: CARRA | February 10, 2017 | CARRA Announcements

We are pleased to announce the 2017 Call for Nominations. This year, there are several open positions that provide an excellent opportunity to be more involved with CARRA while cultivating the benefits of being part of our thriving organization and helping shape the future of the organization.

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The Utrecht Summer School Program Sponsorship Program

By: CARRA | February 6, 2017 | CARRA Announcements

CARRA is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for 2 early investigators to receive sponsorship to participate in the Utrecht summer school program

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2017 CARRA Pediatric Residents Program

By: CARRA | January 17, 2017 | CARRA Announcements

The 2017 CARRA Pediatric Residents Program is now accepting applications! CARRA will sponsor up to 10 pediatric residents to come to the CARRA meeting May 15-17 in Houston. Limit one resident per institution. Deadline for applications is February 15.

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Publications Policy Reminders

By: CARRA | October 31, 2016 | CARRA Announcements

If you are submitting/presenting an abstract, manuscript, poster, or presentation based on CARRA data, please remember to submit to the Publications Committee for review prior to your submission or presentation. Any manuscript, publication, proceeding, abstract, or...

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RAAC to Host Joint Exam Live-Streamed Webinar – January 2017

By: CARRA | October 31, 2016 | CARRA Announcements

PLEASE NOTE - This Webinar has been postponed until January 2017. Date, Time and access information is TBD. This is the first in a series of educational webinars being organized by the CARRA Research Associate Advisory Committee (RAAC). Children’s Hospital of...

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Cure JM Announcement: Free CME Activity

By: CARRA | October 31, 2016 | CARRA Announcements

2017 Update on Juvenile Myositis Care and Research Invitation from Lisa Rider, MD Cure JM Medical Advisory Board, Chair Deputy Chief, EAG, NIEHS, NIH, Bethesda, MD and Ruy Carrasco, MD Cure JM Medical Conference, Medical Director Chief

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New JIA Study

By: CARRA | August 4, 2016 | CARRA Announcements

Study To Identify Factors Most Important To Patients With JIA, And Their Parents/Guardians In Deciding When To Stop Medications We are conducting a study to identify the factors most important to patients with JIA (ages 13 and older, any category) and their...

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CARRA Election: Small Centers Vice Chair

By: CARRA | July 15, 2016 | CARRA Announcements

The new Vice Chair is Theresa Wampler Muskardin, a pediatric and adult rheumatologist at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, with special interests in JIA, spondyloarthropathy, psoriatic arthritis, and innate immunity. Congratulations, Theresa! Thanks to all who...

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CARRA Registry Fellowship: Request for Applications

By: CARRA | May 12, 2016 | CARRA Announcements

Established through funds at the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) Inc., the CARRA Registry Fellowship will require 25% effort for one year. The CARRA Registry supports data collection on patients with pediatric-onset rheumatic diseases...

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May is Lupus Awareness Month

By: CARRA | May 1, 2016 | CARRA Announcements

Did you know that one out of every five people with lupus is diagnosed as a child or teen? When lupus starts in childhood, the disease tends to be more severe and to affect more organs (especially the kidneys and brain) compared to adults with lupus. Thus, children...

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Stop-JIA Starts

By: CARRA | December 18, 2015 | CARRA Announcements, Registry Executive Committee, Research Committees, STOP-JIA

Start Time Optimization for Biologics in Polyarticular JIA, (STOP-JIA), funded by PCORI, is open for enrollment.

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