Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Centers

Updated December 2013

The Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Centers (MCRC) (P60) address critical issues directly relevant to the prevention, assessment and improvement of clinical outcomes for patients with arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases. Each center is organized around a Methodology Core which provides key support for clinical projects within and outside the MCRC. The projects listed below were funded through RFA-AR-07-001 or RFA-AR-12-001.

NIAMS MULTIDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER at Northwestern University at Chicago

Principal Investigator: Sharma, Leena
Project start date: August 2013
Funded through: July 2018

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NIAMS MULTIDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Principal Investigator: Jordan, Joanne M.
Project start date: July 2013
Funded through: June 2018

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UAB MULTIDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER at University of Alabama at Birmingham

Principal Investigator: Bridges, S. Louis
Project start date: September 2013
Funded through: July 2018

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MULTIDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER at Boston University Medical Campus

Principal Investigator: Felson, David T.
Project start date: September 2001
Funded through: July 2017

Current subprojects:

MULTIDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Principal Investigator: Katz, Jeffrey N.
Project start date: June 2001
Funded through: June 2017

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MULTIDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER at Dartmouth College

Principal Investigator: Tosteson, Anna N.
Project start date: September 2012
Funded through: August 2017

Current subprojects:

MULTIDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER FOR RHEUMATIC DISEASES IN AFRICAN AMERICANS at the Medical University of South Carolina

Principal Investigator: Gilkeson, Gary S.
Project start date: July 2012
Funded through: June 2017

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MULTIDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER at the University of California, San Francisco

Principal Investigator: Yelin, Edward H.
Project start date: January 2006
Funded through: April 2017

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