Rheumatoid Arthritis Research

New treatments for rheumatoid arthritis cannot be developed without the help from clinical trial participants, also known as volunteers. Through clinical research we are finding out if investigational medicines medicines being studied may help people with rheumatoid arthritis.

By taking part in a clinical research study, you can help to make a difference. Click here to view rheumatoid arthritis clinical trials.

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About Our Research

If you are thinking about participating in a clinical trial, you might have a lot of questions. In this section, we give you information about diverse representation in clinical trials and how participant wellbeing is protected. We also give you some information about what to expect before, during and after a trial. This information and talking to your doctor, research team and loved ones, may help you decide if a clinical research study is the right path for you. You can visit our Clinical Trial Information page for more information.

What to Expect

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Research

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can impact people of all ages and from all countries. It can be difficult to manage and may impact quality of life. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic (long term) autoimmune condition that causes joint pain, stiffness and swelling. It usually affects the hands, feet, and wrists, but it can affect other joints. People living with rheumatoid arthritis can also experience more general symptoms, these include:

  • tiredness and lack of energy
  • a high temperature
  • sweating
  • a poor appetite
  • weight loss

The chance of developing rheumatoid arthritis is higher in certain circumstances. You may have an increased risk of developing it if you:

  • have a family history of the condition,
  • smoke, or,
  • are a woman.

With clinical research, we can find more convenient and effective ways to manage rheumatoid arthritis, and potentially prevent flares (when symptoms get worse) or reduce their duration. View rheumatoid arthritis clinical trials.

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Lilly Trial Connect

Answer a few questions using Lilly Trial Connect to find which Lilly trials may be the best fit for you or your loved one.

Answer a few questions using Lilly Trial Connect to find which Lilly trials may be the best fit for you or your loved one.

Find a Trial

Conditions: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drugs: LY3871801
≥18 years
Conditions: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Trial Name
Drugs: Baricitinib, TNF Inhibitor
≥18 years

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