The Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) is a North American organization of more than 425 pediatric rheumatologists, researchers and research coordinators who are working together to to advance the health and quality of life of children living with pediatric rheumatic diseases.
MISSION: The mission of CARRA is to conduct collaborative research to prevent, treat and cure pediatric rheumatic diseases.
VISION: CARRA's vision is a world free of limitations from pediatric rheumatic diseases.
The CARRA Registry is a network of CARRA pediatric rheumatology research centers across North
America dedicated to catapulting the
field of pediatric rheumatology research to the level of performance
necessary to realize dramatic improvements in the outcomes and quality
of life for all children with rheumatic disease.
Through the creation of a unifying, scalable informatics infrastructure and the engagement of families, patients, and communities, The CARRA Registry will provide the opportunity for affected children at every CARRA clinical research site to participate in high-quality clinical and translational research.