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SAVE-THE-DATE: 2018 OBRI Annual Scientific Meeting – Friday, May 11, 2018 February 7, 2018

To our valued OBRI partners – don’t miss our Annual Scientific Meeting on Friday May 11th, 2018 9-5pm. Location: Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport, 3311 Caroga Dr, Mississauga, Ontario. Each year our Scientific Meeting brings together a network of arthritis stakeholders across … Continue reading (Read more)

OBRI 2017 Annual Report February 2, 2018

On behalf of the entire team at OBRI, we are delighted  to share with you our Annual Report highlighting activities and accomplishments throughout 2017. It is been another very exciting and busy year for the OBRI and we are proud of … Continue reading (Read more)

OBRI Clinical Advisory Member, Dr Janet Pope, recognized in the news! January 24, 2018

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis who discontinued methotrexate monotherapy were more likely to receive subsequent monotherapy treatment than those who had used the drug in combination with other disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, according to findings published in Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology. The researchers … Continue reading (Read more)

OBRI Patient Information Session – September 30, 2017 August 1, 2017

PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE FOR THE BRAMPTON SITE: Fortino’s Grocery Store – Community Room, 35 Worthington Avenue, Brampton. You are invited to attend the OBRI PATIENT INFORMATION SESSION on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 (10am-12pm).  There is still time to register! Join us … Continue reading (Read more)

2017 OBRI Patient Newsletter Now Online March 23, 2017

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Patient Advisory Committee member, Jennifer Boyle, awarded Ontario Medal of Good Citizenship! December 7, 2016

We’d like to congratulate Jennifer Boyle, member of the OBRI Patient Advisory Committee, on her Ontario Medal of Good Citizenship! The award, presented by the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, in Toronto on Thursday December 1st, was awarded … Continue reading (Read more)

New biosimilar resource for patients from Arthritis Consumer Experts October 24, 2016

A new online resource has been developed by Arthritis Consumer Experts to provide patients and health care professionals with information on biosimilars. Biosim•Exchange is Canada’s first online patient resource for up to date news and information on biosimilars. For more … Continue reading (Read more)

OBRI to present latest research at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington, D.C. September 19, 2016

This November, researchers from OBRI will travel to Washington, D.C. to present their research at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Scientific Meeting from November 11th-16th. The international conference brings together rheumatologists, researchers, patients and stakeholders to share innovative … Continue reading (Read more)

OBRI Student Researcher Awarded for Best Presentation at U of T Ogryzlo Day! June 30, 2016

Congratulations to OBRI researcher and PhD candidate Mark Tatangelo for his award of Best Podium Presentation at the University of Toronto’s Annual Ogryzlo Day on Wednesday June 29th! Mark’s presentation, titled “Temporal Trends in Drug Prescription, Utilization, and Costs Among … Continue reading (Read more)

Thanks for attending our 2016 Patient Sessions – they were a big success! June 7, 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2016 patient information sessions in Toronto and London! They were a big success! Each day brought patients, OBRI staff, interviewers, and researchers together for a chance to meet, share experiences, and learn about … Continue reading (Read more)