IFAA Co-Founders Advisory Committee Members for Innovative Industry-Academic Institutions-Patient Organizations Collaboration

In April 2016 PACT launched at the iBIO Index convention and IFAA was present for it's inception.  The mission of PACT is to connect local, regional and national organizations by appropriately engaging key stakeholders to advance the shared goal of bringing new treatments to patients more efficiently. LEARN MORE

Arthritis Awareness is Coming on a Global Scale

From May 19th through June 7th 2016, starting in conjunction with the annual World Autoimmune Arthritis Day event and ending on the anniversary that marks the launch of the original awareness movement that developed into IFAA, we will attempt a A GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® achievement for "Most pledges for a health campaign".  Our campaign will be "All arthritis is not created equal", and will call on people to take a pledge to educate themselves about the different types of arthritis.  LEARN MORE

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IFAA: 1 of 3 Winners of the 2015 Celgene Innovation Impact Awards

A Community Team (ACT): Redefining Research is designed to gather a global pool of patients, industry and researchers to initiate discussions early in the drug discovery environment so that research ideas and dollars spent will better reflect the patient’s needs.  The program enables patients who are usually unable to participate in research discussions due to disease limitations and/or the inability to travel, to contribute through a flexible virtual platform.  The process will be 'blueprinted' so it can be used for future expansion with other diseases.  LEARN MORE

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IFAA and Team Shows Why Step Therapy Has Ethical Implications  and Must Be Modernized

IFAA led a six month investigation into the ethics of step therapy, assisted by bioethicist consultants and Kathleen Arntsen, President & CEO of the Lupus & Allied Diseases Association, Inc. (LADA), as the public policy advisor. LEARN MORE

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