Dr. Gillian Hawker, senior research scientist at the Women’s College Research Institute heads the Canadian Osteoarthritis Research Program (CORP). CORP brings together a multidisciplinary team of researchers from a number of institutions and a variety of disciplinary backgrounds including rheumatology, orthopedic surgery, sleep and pain medicine, mental health, epidemiology/health services research, and the behavioural sciences. CORP's objective is to reduce the impact of osteoarthritis in people living with this condition by increasing our understanding of the cause, consequences and time course of pain in osteoarthritis, with a focus on the inter-relationship among pain, fatigue and mental health in this condition. In addition, CORP works to identify:
New tools to assess osteoarthritis pain
Use this link to learn more about the Canadian Osteoarthritis Research Program (CORP).
Conference posters on osteoarthritis pain and fatigue
The Osteoarthritis Special Research Initiative program is funded by the Canadian Arthritis Network and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (CIHR/IMHA) to bring together transdisciplinary research teams in several theme areas identified by a broad group of stakeholders as areas of unmet needs. The following selection of posters outline some of the determinants and consequences of pain and fatique in osteoarthritis:
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