Category Research

12 Sep

CHAPTER 1: Bone Health and Vitamin D. What is it and why is it so important?

Vitamina D y Salud Articular


13 Jul

Osteoarthritis and cardiovascular diseases: a close relationship

Osteoarthritis and cardiovascular risk: What do we need to know? Osteoarthritis: Key concepts Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic disease that affects the cartilage, the subchondral bone, the synovial membrane and the soft tissues of the joint. Some of the symptoms are pain, loss of mobility, muscle atrophy… which are combined with the psychological wear and […]


13 Jul

SEMERGEN and OAFI united once again

SEMERGEN joins the OAFI Foundation in the development of the “OAFI With You” project, aimed at assisting religious patients with joint health problems. The Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians (SEMERGEN) and the Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI) have signed a collaboration agreement to promote the development of the “OAFI With You” project, focused on providing […]


12 Jul

White Paper on Aging and Osteoarthritis

OAFI presents White Paper on Aging and Osteoarthritis In 2050, 31.4% of the Spanish population will be over 65 years old and 11.6% will be over 80. Last Thursday, June 29, OAFI officially presented the White Paper on Aging and Osteoarthritis: Problems, Challenges and Solutions, prepared jointly with Dr. Julio Sánchez Fierro, lawyer and doctor […]


4 Jul

Publication of GAUDÍ study

Always working towards quality of life At the OAFI Foundation we work to improve the quality of life of patients with Osteoarthritis. To achieve this goal, there are different areas of work in which the OAFI Foundation dedicates its efforts; one of them is Research and Development, where we coordinate, lead and take part in […]


3 Feb

OAFI, Teaming Up With The Best, to Change Oosteoarthritis

OAFI FOUNDATION HOSTED THE LAUNCHING OF THE ORGANIZATION EUROPEAN COOPERATION IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY On January 23rd and 24th, in Barcelona, the OAFI Foundation hosted the launching of the European Cooperation in Science and Technology, (COST), a funding organization for research and innovation networks at European level in the field of osteoarthritis. At these meetings, […]


16 Jun

OAFI and the University of Alcalá sign a collaboration agreement to work together in osteoarthritis research

The agreement, signed this Tuesday by Dr. Josep Vergés, Founder and President of OAFI, and Prof. F. Javier de la Mata, Vice-Rector for Research and Transfer of the University of Alcalá, will focus on pharmacological research into osteoarthritis and the locomotor system. The Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI) and the University of Alcalá (UAH), have signed […]


3 Dec

OAFI Foundation and SEIOMM sign a collaboration framework to bring doctors and patients together in the research of osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.

Last November, SEIOMM (Spanish Society for Bone and Mineral Metabolism Research) and the Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI) signed a collaboration agreement between both parties, in which they undertook to work together to tackle osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. Osteoarthritis, a chronic disease erroneously associated with old age, already affects more than 7 million people in Spain, with […]


10 Nov

OAFI Foundation joins the European project TriAnkle

The TRIANKLE consortium –made up of 12 European organisations (one of them OAFI Foundation)–, will develop 3D bioprinted personalised scaffolds for tissue regeneration of ankle joints. The main objective of this project is to reduce the time of recovery down to 50% and increase the functionality ratios up to 10-15%. The TRIANKLE consortium –made up […]


5 Oct

A study promoted by OAFI states that SYSADOAs are considered appropriate in the treatment of osteoarthritis

The journal of the Spanish Society of Rheumatology (SER), Clinical Rheumatology, has just published part of the results of a study promoted by the International Foundation for Patients with Osteoarthritis, OAFI, which clarifies the use of SYSADOAs in the treatment of Osteoarthritis in Primary Care: "Expert Paper on the Appropriate Use of SYSADOAs in Controversial Clinical Situations."