Developments in the Research Community

Plain Language Research Summaries

Plain Language Research Summaries

Knowledge Transfer and Exchange (Dr. Tara Packham, McMaster University) The School of Rehabilitation Sciences (SRS) and School of Nursing at McMaster University offer a joint course in 'Knowledge Transfer and Exchange'.  All PhD students in the SRS are...

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Related CAPA Projects

Patient Partner Training Programs

Patient Partner Training Programs

We are pleased to welcome and announce that we have recruited nine patient partners to the introductory training program and thirteen patient partners to the intermediate / advanced training program. We launched these training programs during the summer of 2023 with...

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Patient Partners Ready to join Research Teams

Patient Partners Ready to join Research Teams

This new cohort have received formal and informal training to support them in being a patient partner in research. You can learn more about this capacity building training program by reading this blog post, now available on the Canadian Institutes of Health Research –...

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Meet Dr. Ed Keystone: Canadian Rheumatology Trailblazer

Meet Dr. Ed Keystone: Canadian Rheumatology Trailblazer

At the beginning of his career, Dr. Ed Keystone originally set his sights on studying immunology and allergy. Lucky for us, he worked with the “fathers of rheumatology” in a lab when his interest in rheumatology began to sparkle. He was selected for a fellowship in...

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How to Get Involved in Research

Patient Partners Ready to join Research Teams

Patient Partners Ready to join Research Teams

This new cohort have received formal and informal training to support them in being a patient partner in research. You can learn more about this capacity building training program by reading this blog post, now available on the Canadian Institutes of Health Research –...

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What You Need to Know About Clinical Trials

What You Need to Know About Clinical Trials

You have heard about clinical trials, but are unsure about what they are, and what it means to participate. This infographic has been developped by Clinical Trials Ontario to help navigate. It provides an explanation of what clinical trials are, the...

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The Importance of Clinical Trials

The Importance of Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are an key part of the research process. If you’re thinking about participation in a clinical trial, CAPA encourages you to read up on clinical trials and make a decision that is right for you. Below are some resources to help get you started where CAPA has been involved.

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The Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance (CAPA) works with various groups in the arthiritis community to ensure the voice of people living with arthritis is heard and to bring you up-to-date information on issues that affect the arthritis community. We work with healthcare professionals, health organizations, clinicians, industry, health charities, researchers, and various levels of government.

We keep Canadian people living with arthritis and their support groups understand more about their disease and have a voice in managing it.

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