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McAdams DeMarco Awarded $100,000 as First Arthritis-Aging Collaborative Researcher
Date:5/7/2013

Long Beach, CA and New York, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2013

Mara McAdams DeMarco, Ph.D. of Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Maryland was awarded $100,000 to pursue her research on the risk factors and consequences of gout, a form of arthritis, in older adults. The Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) and the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) jointly funded her work in their first-time collaboration of the Arthritis and Aging Research Grant.

Every year ANRF and AFAR award grants to early-stage investigators who are carrying out new and innovative research methods in arthritis and aging, respectively. This award is the first grant funded through a collaboration of ANRF and AFAR.

“This grant studying gout, a problem that afflicts more than three million Americans, fits perfectly into the mission of both organizations,” said ANRF Executive Director Helene Belisle. “The Arthritis National Research Foundation is delighted to pool its resources with AFAR to further research in arthritis and aging,”

Gout is a painful and potentially disabling form of arthritis that has been around since ancient times. The first symptoms are usually intense episodes of painful swelling in single joints, most often in the feet. Gout is an enormous public health problem in the older adults, yet the impact of the disease in the older adults has not been the subject of quality, targeted analysis. Dr. McAdams DeMarco will attempt to answer many important questions, such as whether gout is more disabling in older adults than in younger individuals.

Both nonprofit organizations view research as critical for new information that will ultimately benefit patients. This collaboration reinforces their respective approaches for funding research and ensures that only the best up-and-coming scientists receive support.

“AFAR’s collaboration with ANRF has identified a talented researcher whose work promises
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