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Thurston team pitches in for UNC's "Tar Heel Service Day"
When the call came to lend a hand, the Thurston Arthritis Research Center answered. Several dozen employees donated a wide variety of food ranging from soups and canned fruit to pre-packaged meals for “PORCH,” a local hunger relief organization for families in need. In addition, the team donated a selection of dog and cat food for “PAWS4EVER,” a local no-kill animal shelter. Members of the Thurston Arthritis Research Center join forces several times each year to support local and national charities.
Thurston Arthritis Research Center and Osteoarthritis Action Alliance Participate in First "Rheumatologic Disease Awareness Month" Initiatives
The multi-faceted educational program addresses the public's need to better understand the causes, impact and options for managing the broad spectrum of rheumatologic diseases. More than 52 million Americans -- young and old -- live with sometimes painful, and potentially debilitating rheumatic diseases.
Dr. Kate Queen, a long-time TARC collaborator, receives Medical Alumni Distinguished Faculty Award
Dr. Queen is recognized for years of innovative research and outstanding clinical care. She has been actively involved with the Thurston Arthritis Research Center in many different roles, and has repeatedly demonstrated outstanding research acumen as well as a passion for helping patients
Thurston Arthritis Research Center scientists shed new light on a specific mechanism involved with lupus
This research is the first to clearly identify and illuminate a specific mechanism of action involved in lupus. Funding from the Lupus Research Institute is helping pave the way for additional research, and TARC has begun enrolling patients for a clinical trial designed provide additional insights into this disease.