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(DOR-0941) Morning stiffness


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Pilot Study of Characterizing Rheumatoid Arthritis Related Morning Stiffness

Principal Investigator:
Dana Orange M.D.

Investigators:
Nino Mikaberidze MD

Contact Information:
Recruitment Specialist
1230 York Ave
New York , NY 10065
Telephone: 1(800)782-2737
Email: rucares@rockefeller.edu
Enrollment Status:
Open to Enrollment

Brief Summary of Protocol:
Morning stiffness is a common problem for patients living with rheumatoid arthritis. This can make it hard for patients with rheumatoid arthritis to get to their job on time and is the most common reason for RA patients to stop working before the age of retirement. The goal of this project to gain insight on what causes morning stiffness by carefully assessing signs and symptoms of arthritis at various times of day and correlating these with molecular expression profiles.



Detailed Description of Protocol:




What specifically makes a person eligible for the study?
You may be eligible to enter this study:

• Have Rheumatoid Arthritis • Are fluent in English

Gender:
Both

Age(s):
21-80

Children permitted to participate:
No

Potential Benefits.....




Compensation:
Compensation is provided