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Autoimmunity News and Information

AARDA keeps the autoimmune community informed about its projects, activities, and programs through news releases, announcements, and our newsletter and other publications. AARDA is the port of entry for journalists who need information about autoimmunity. Our team can help you find experts or connect you with newsmakers in the autoimmune community.


Recent Posts

  • Fall Grassroots Fundraising Newsletter (10/20/2017) by Katie Simons - Check out the latest in AARDA's Grassroots fundraisers. A big thank you to everyone who hosts, creates, and donates to these fundraisers. Read it here If ...
  • “Let MI Doctors Decide”: AARDA’s New Initiative Helps Patients Work Through Step Therapy (10/9/2017) by Katie Simons - AARDA is proud to launch a new initiative: “Let MI Doctors Decide.” Let MI Doctors Decide will help Michigan patients who are going through step therapy. ...
  • The Autoimmune Connection: Essential Information for Women on Diagnosis, Treatment and Getting on With Your Life (9/28/2017) by Katie Simons - In this newly-published revised edition (McGraw-Hill, 2016), women will learn how to sort out vague and seemingly unrelated early signs and symptoms; how to handle doctors ...
  • Research Roundup (9/24/2017) by Katie Simons - The following is a collection of research, articles, blog posts, and other items of interest collected from around the web. AARDA does not endorse any product, ...
  • AARDA’s letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding biosimilars (9/12/2017) by Katie Simons - AARDA works to advocate for all those who are living with autoimmune diseases. As part of our advocacy efforts, AARDA submitted a comment letter on September ...
  • Research Roundup (8/9/2017) by Katie Simons - The following is a collection of research, articles, blog posts, and other items of interest collected from around the web. AARDA does not endorse any product, ...
  • PDUFA has been passed by the Senate! (8/7/2017) by Katie Simons - After successfully being passed by both the house and the senate, PDUFA now waits for the signature of the President to be official once again. PDUFA ...
  • Same Condition, Different Costs (7/12/2017) by Katie Simons - This spring, AARDA sponsored an online survey of autoimmune disease patients. One of the key findings was that almost nine of every 10 of those who responded ...
  • Research Roundup (6/28/2017) by Katie Simons - Study finds link between family history, cardiovascular risk Chili Peppers, Turmeric, Chocolate and Red Wine Preventing Tick Bites and Lyme Disease The Sun & Sjögren’s: How ...
  • 2017 Summit Summary (6/26/2017) by Katie Simons - Autoimmunity: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow Every March AARDA holds a summit to bring together the autoimmune disease community. Our goal for this event is to raise ...