Accelerating Medicines Partnership: Autoimmune and Immune-Mediated Disease (AIM) Rheumatoid Arthritis

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If you participate you will be asked to come in for a screening to determine eligibility for a synovial biopsy of your wrist, knee, or ankle. You will also be asked to complete health questionnaires and have your blood drawn. You may be compensated up to $305 for completion of 3 visits over a 24-week period.




Subjects must be 18 years old or older Subjects must meet 2010 ACR/EULAR classification criteria or erosion consistent with RA Subjects must be less than 1 year from diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Subjects must be positive for anti-CCP or Rheumatoid Factor Subjects must have 1 or more swollen or tender joint Subjects cannot be on prednisone of more than 10mg once a day for more than 7 days leading up to enrollment Subjects may not be taking hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) for more than 2 weeks prior to enrollment Subjects may not be taking Methotrexate (MTX) for more than 2 weeks prior to enrollment


Barbara Davis Center
University of Colorado Hospital

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Larry Moreland

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