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2010 UCB Rheumatoid Arthritis Family Scholarship Winners Announced
Date:11/18/2010

ATLANTA, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB, Inc., a global leader in the research and development of medications to treat immunology disorders, today announced the winners of its 2010 UCB Rheumatoid Arthritis Family Scholarship Program for outstanding individuals affected by this condition. UCB is awarding 31 scholarships worth up to $10,000 to help deserving students seek personal growth through higher education.

The scholarship winners include rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, as well as family members and caregivers. They were selected not only for their academic ambitions but also for their demonstrated determination to live beyond the boundaries of RA, as shown in their applications and essays.

"This year's scholarship winners are bringing to life UCB's vision of helping people with chronic diseases live better, more productive lives," said David Robinson, vice president and general manager of UCB's Immunology Business Unit. "We work hard to develop patient programs that assist patients live beyond the boundaries of their chronic illnesses."

For five years, UCB has awarded more than 400 scholarships -- totaling more than $3 million -- to individuals living with Crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis and epilepsy, as well as their caregivers and family members.

31 Winners, 31 Unique StoriesThe winners of the 2010 UCB Rheumatoid Arthritis Family Scholarship Program have all overcome significant challenges and achieved impressive accomplishments in ways as individual as they are. Among them are:

  • Ashley Atkinson, an animal lover and avid skier, who has competed in the Junior Olympics and has been selected for the U.S. Navy's Marine Mammal internship program
  • Jennifer Horonjeff, a passionate dancer and certified Pilat
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