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American College of Rheumatology Responds to FDA Draft Guidance on Biosimilar Interchangeability

Today, the American College of Rheumatology submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concerning the draft guidance, ‘Considerations in Demonstrating Interchangeability with a Reference Product’ (FDA 2017-01042).’
19-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rheumatology Leaders Praise Medical Research Funding Boost in Congressional Spending Deal

The American College of Rheumatology today praised Congressional leaders for reaching a spending deal that provides a significant boost in federal funding for medical research.
2-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rheumatology Community Urges Administration to Exempt Medical Professionals From Temporary Suspension of Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions

The decision by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to suspend premium processing of H-1B visas for doctors, specialists, and other medical professionals poses an immediate and dangerous threat to chronically ill patients living in...
18-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ACR 2017 Health Policy Priorities Target Healthcare Reform, Doctor Shortage, and Biosimilars Among Other Issues

The American College of Rheumatology today announced its 2017 health policy priorities, providing detailed policy recommendations to improve access to rheumatology care and address the national rheumatology workforce shortage. The policy...
31-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ACR: AHCA Does Not Go Far Enough To Help Americans with Rheumatic Diseases

American College of Rheumatology President Sharad Lakhanpal, MBBS, MD, released a statement this morning expressing concern about the American Health Care Act's (AHCA) age-based tax credits and its failure to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory...
9-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rheumatic Disease Awareness PSA Announced as Finalist for Top Public Relations Award

The ACR’s Simple Tasks Campaign Recognized Alongside Top National Organizations for Best PSA
10-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology Announces 2016 Award Recipients

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) announced the 2016 recipients of its Master of the ACR designation, Awards of Distinction, and Distinguished Fellow Award honors during the opening lecture of the 2016 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in Washington...
21-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

TNF Inhibitor Use Doesn’t Appear to Increase Malignancy Risk in Children with Juvenile Arthritis

Tumor necrosis factor inhibitors, a group of biologic drugs used to treat children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, are not associated with a significantly increased risk of cancer, according to new research findings presented this week at the...
9-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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