About ARAD

The Australian Rheumatology Association Database (ARAD) is a national Australian database which collects important health information from individuals with inflammatory arthritis such as :

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Juvenile arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis

For more information about ARAD and how to participate in ARAD  please visit the ARAD website 

ARAD is continuing to enrol people with inflammatory arthritis, whether on biologic medication or not. Rheumatologists are urged to continue enrolling ALL patients.

About A3BC

A3BC is a national biobanking network for blood/tissue collection and storage. A3BC collects regular online surveys about participants' symptoms, treatments, lifestyle and quality of life. Cutting edge technology is used to link particpiants' survey information, blood test results and health data from hospitals, clinics and the Commonwealth Government. This de-identified information is then provided to world-class researchers to help them find new and better treatments and hopefully cures for arthritis and autoimmune disease.

If you suffer from:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis/Axial spondyloarthritis 
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Juvenile arthritis
  • Vasculitis

Visit the A3BC website for more information on how to get involved.