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For the latest updates and announcements, please see the articles below.

JIA Voice of the Patient Report Published

By: | July 17, 2019

This report was created to summarize results from the externally-led PFDD meeting about JIA.

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Member Publication - 7.16.19

By: | July 17, 2019

Toward Accelerated Authorization and Access to New Medicines for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

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2019 Grant Awardees

By: | July 9, 2019

The following projects have been funded from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

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PReS Travel Award Recipients

By: | July 8, 2019

CARRA wants to congratulate CARRA Early Investigators Daniel Horton of Rutgers University and Natalie Rosenwasser of the Hospital for Special Surgery for being selected as this year’s recipients of the PReS (Pediatric Rheumatology European Society) Travel Award.

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Study Confirms Urgent, Unmet Needs in Childhood-Onset Lupus

By: | July 1, 2019

Experts identify lupus nephritis and neuropsychiatric disease among highest research priority areas.

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Congratulations to our recently elected Committee members!

By: | June 20, 2019

Thank you to all of the candidates who participated this year and everyone who voted!

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Walk to CURE Arthritis: TEAM CARRA!

By: | June 19, 2019

CARRA has formed a National Team for the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis and Jingle Bell Run events to demonstrate our enthusiastic support.

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Call for Applications: Fellows Co-Chairs

By: | June 14, 2019

The co-chairs are elected annually. Elected co-chairs are responsible for scheduling a fellow event at the ACR meeting as well as planning the fellows' program at the CARRA Annual Scientific Meeting.

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Walk With Team CARRA!

By: | April 24, 2019

This spring, CARRA will be participating in the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis events and we encourage you to join us!

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RFA: Registry Informatics Internship

By: | April 19, 2019

Competitive LOI and NIH Biosketch Due April 29

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Member Publication - 4.10.19

By: | April 19, 2019

Baseline Description of the Juvenile Localized Scleroderma Subgroup From the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance Legacy Registry

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Registry Newsletter: Volume 2, Issue 1 - Winter 2019

By: | April 19, 2019

The most recent issue of the CARRA Registry Newsletter is now available!

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Manuscript RFA: Analyses of CARRA Registry Data

By: | April 4, 2019

Application deadline: June 14, 2019

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Congratulations Recent Grant Awardees!

By: | April 1, 2019

CARRA is pleased to announce the recipients of the most recent round of CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Grants!

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WORD Day 2019

By: CARRA | March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019, is the very first World Juvenile Arthritis Day!

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CARRA Newsletter - March, Issue 1

By: CARRA | March 7, 2019

Check out the latest edition of the CARRA Newsletter!

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2019 CARRA Elections Round 2 Voting is Open!

By: CARRA | February 26, 2019

2019 CARRA Elections Round 2 Voting is now open!

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CARRA Newsletter - February Issue 1

By: CARRA | February 21, 2019

Check out the latest edition of the CARRA Newsletter!

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Register to Attend the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting!

By: CARRA | February 14, 2019

We are pleased to announce that registration is NOW OPEN for the CARRA 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting. Join us at the Marriott Louisville Downtown from April 10 - 14, 2019. We hope to see you there!

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RFA: Utrecht Summer School

By: CARRA | February 12, 2019

Deadline: March 25, 2019

CARRA is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for up to 2 early investigators to receive sponsorship to participate in this year’s Utrecht summer school program course entitled “Translational Medicine: Doing the Right Research Right.” Fellows with established translational research interests will also be considered for this opportunity. The course will take place July 7 – July 12, 2019 in Utrecht, Netherlands. The sponsorship will cover the 850 Euro tuition (which includes housing and lunches), round trip coach airfare and $250 for incidental expenses.

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2019 Round 1 Voting is Now Open!

By: CARRA | February 4, 2019

Voting for JIA Chair is only open to CARRA voting members (pediatric rheumatologists, sponsored voting members, emeritus members)

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Upcoming Deadline: Submit Your CARRA Abstract by January 10!

By: CARRA | February 4, 2019

Resources for 2019 Annual Meeting Abstract presenters

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Upcoming Deadline: Apply for 2019 Pediatric Residents Program by January 8!

By: CARRA | February 4, 2019

Apply for 2019 Pediatric Residents Program by January 8

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RFA: CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Shark Tank Award

By: CARRA | February 4, 2019

he purpose of this award is to give CARRA members a unique opportunity to compete for funds to support research that furthers the CARRA mission in front of a live audience at the CARRA Annual Meeting. Eligible CARRA members can apply for up to $35,000 in funding.

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Happy Holidays!

By: CARRA | December 19, 2018

Happy Holidays from CARRA!

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2019 CARRA Registry Retreat

By: CARRA | December 18, 2018

Register/RSVP by January 3, 2019

This will be a unique event for principal investigators, sub-investigators and coordinators from every CARRA Registry site. The purpose of the retreat is to facilitate and improve the experience of participating in the Registry by actively engaging with one another through small groups, panel discussions, brainstorming, problem-solving, role-playing and training.

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2019 PReS/EULAR Travel Award Announcement

By: CARRA | December 13, 2018

CARRA is funding up to 2 travel awards for Early Investigators and/or fellows to attend the EULAR European Congress of Rheumatology 2019, a joint congress with Pediatric Rheumatology European Society (PReS) annual meeting, and the preconference meeting for young/early investigators in Madrid, Spain from June 11 through June 15.

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2019 CARRA Elections

By: CARRA | December 3, 2018

CARRA Elections Committee seeks nominations for the following CARRA leadership positions:

Steering Committee:

JIA Chair1
JIA Vice Chair2
RCN Chair1
RCN Vice Chair2

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Abstract Submission Site Now Open!

By: CARRA | December 3, 2018

CARRA invites you to submit an abstract to the 2019 Annual Meeting! The deadline to submit abstracts has been extended to January 10, 2019.

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New Deadline for CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Fellow & Small Grants

By: CARRA | November 28, 2018

Please be advised that the next round of CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Fellow and Small grants have a new deadline of Friday, February 15, 2019. Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM PST. The CARRA online submission system will open for applications in December 2018. Notifications will be sent out in June of 2019. The project start date for both grants will be July 1, 2019.

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Publication Support Grant (NEW!)

By: CARRA | November 28, 2018

CARRA is excited to introduce its newest funding opportunity, the Publication Support Grant. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to aid investigators by supporting publications costs (that are not eligible for support from the investigator’s institution or by other funding mechanisms) for CARRA-related manuscripts that have been accepted for publication.

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2019 Pediatric Residents Program

By: CARRA | November 28, 2018

In the United States, 300,000 children are afflicted with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions, yet there are only (~360) pediatric rheumatologists across the country available to care for these children and half of children with rheumatic disease are seen by adult providers. To address the shortage of pediatric rheumatologists and to expose pediatric residents to the field of pediatric rheumatology, CARRA has created the Pediatric Residents Program.

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CARRA Registry Intern - RFA 2019

By: CARRA | October 31, 2018

Applications Due: December 13, 2018

CARRA is now accepting applications for up to two CARRA Registry Intern positions. The CARRA Registry Internship will require 25% effort for one year. The internship may be eligible for a one year renewal, depending on availability of funds and/or intern productivity. This opportunity is supported through funds received via our partnership with the Arthritis Foundation.

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Applications for CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Small and Large Grants due October 1

By: CARRA | September 17, 2018

The October 1, 2018 deadline for the CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Small and Large Grant funding opportunities is quickly approaching! Click on the "Submit a Small Grant" or "Submit a Large Grant" buttons below to submit your application.

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Save the Date! CARRA Meeting at ACR - Oct. 22

By: CARRA | August 24, 2018

Join CARRA during the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in Chicago on Monday evening, October 22 at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. We will hold a membership meeting at 6:30 PM, followed by a reception which will be co-hosted with the Arthritis Foundation. Registration will be open to all ACR attendees.

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Apply Now! CARRA/Arthritis Foundation Large Grants

By: CARRA | August 2, 2018

Applications are now being accepted for CARRA/Arthritis Foundation Large Grants.

Letters of Intent (LOI) Due: September 1
Complete Applications Due: October 1

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CARRA Registry Associate RFA

By: CARRA | July 20, 2018

CARRA is now accepting applications for a CARRA Registry Associate position. The position will support 15% effort for 21 months using funds received via our partnership with the Arthritis Foundation.

Applications Due: August 15

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Spring 2018 CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Grants Announced

By: CARRA | May 22, 2018

CARRA is pleased to announce the recipients of the Spring 2018 CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Small Grants and Fellows Small Grants.

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2018 CARRA Elections: Round 2 Winners

By: CARRA | May 3, 2018

Congratulations to the Round 2 Election Winners!

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AM18 Meeting Evaluation - Now Available

By: CARRA | April 18, 2018

Meeting Evaluations are due by April 27.

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SLE Vice Chair Runoff Election - Be Sure to Vote!

By: CARRA | April 17, 2018

Voting is now open for the SLE Vice Chair runoff election. A runoff occurs when during the previous round of elections, a position with more than two candidates does not result in one candidate receiving greater than 50% of the votes. The top two vote recipients then participate in a runoff to determine the winner.

Only voting members (pediatric rheumatologist, sponsored voting, and emeritus members) are eligible to participate. Ballots were sent to the email address on file on 4/17/18.

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AM18 Reimbursement Request Form

By: CARRA | April 16, 2018

Parents/patients, speakers and the following CARRA Member types may be eligible for travel reimbursement to help cover the costs associated with attending the meeting: Pediatric Rheumatologist, Sponsored Voting Members, Associate Physician Members, Emeritus Members, Associate Health Care Members, Research Coordinators and Fellow Members. Full details are available in the Travel Reimbursement Policy.

In order to submit your request, you must meet the following criteria:

Current on membership dues (or be a qualifying non-member attendee)
Complete the electronic meeting evaluation by April 27.
Submit your reimbursement request by May 4.

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2018 PReS Travel Award-RFA

By: CARRA | March 29, 2018

Applications due April 20, 2018

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Register Now for CARRA Activities at ACR!

By: CARRA | March 22, 2018

Registration due by October 12.

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2018 CARRA Annual Scientific Meeting Registration is Open

By: CARRA | March 8, 2018

Registration Deadline: March 19

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Utrecht Summer School CARRA Sponsorship Program 2018-RFA

By: CARRA | March 2, 2018

Deadline: March 26, 2018

CARRA is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for up to 2 early investigators to receive sponsorship to participate in this year’s Utrecht summer school program course entitled “Translational Medicine: Doing the Right Research Right.”

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2018 CARRA Elections: Round 1 Winners Announced

By: CARRA | February 27, 2018

Congratulations to the Round 1 Election Winners!

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JDM/JPM Enrollment Criteria Expanded!

By: CARRA | February 1, 2018

CARRA has modified the existing criteria to allow a longer period of prior treatment (up to 12 weeks) for enrolling patients with Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM) and Juvenile Polymyositis (JPM) into the CARRA Registry.

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CARRA Registry Intern - RFA 2018

By: CARRA | February 1, 2018

CARRA is now accepting applications for up to two CARRA Registry Intern positions. The CARRA Registry Internship will require 25% effort for one year.

Applications due March 14, 2018

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2018 CARRA Annual Scientific Meeting Schedule Posted

By: CARRA | January 29, 2018

The 2018 CARRA Annual Scientific Meeting schedule is now available on the Annual Meeting website.

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