Winners of EULAR Abstract Award 2007

Basic Science

Nikolaus Binder, Austria
CCR2-DEFICIENT MICE ARE OSTEOPETROTIC DUE TO DISTURBED OSTEOCLASTOGENESIS

Stephan Blüml, Austria
TNFR-1 AND -2 DIFFERENTIALLY CONTRIBUTE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF ARTHRITIS

Sally John, United Kingdom
A WHOLE GENOME BY ASSOCIATION OF CHRONIC INFLAMMATORY ARTHRITIS

Rik Lories, Belgium
MOLECULAR MECHANISMS INVOLVED IN A DIFFERENTIAL ASSOCIATION OF FRZB BIOLOGY WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS AND OSTEOPOROSIS 

Elena Neumann, Germany
MIGRATION OF RA SYNOVIAL FIBROBLASTS IN THE SCID MOUSE MODEL OF RA: IDENTIFICATION OF THE WAY OF MIGRATION

Fons van de Loo, Netherlands
SYSTEMIC ADENOVIRAL MEDIATED OVEREXPRESSION OF SUPPRESSOR OF CYTOKINE SIGNALING (SOCS)-3 GENE MARKEDLY AMELIORATES COLLAGEN-INDUCED ARTHRITIS (CIA) IN MICE.

Clinical Science

Denis Chatelain, France
ISOLATED, PERIPHERAL SMALL-VESSEL VASCULITIS ON TEMPORAL ARTERY BIOPSY SPECIMEN : NEW DIAGNOSTIC CRITERION FOR POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA ? THE GRACG STUDY

Laure Gossec, France
MEASUREMENT OF JOINT SPACE WIDTH APPEARS TO BE THE MOST VALID INDICATOR OF STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IN KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF 3 RADIOGRAPHIC SCORES IN 1759 X-RAYS

Kei Ikeda, United Kingdom
AN EXPLANATION OF STRUCTURAL DETERIORATION IN RA PATIENTS IN CLINICAL REMISSION ON DMARDS: THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SUB-CLINICAL INFLAMMATION DETECTABLE WITH IMAGING.

Henrik Källberg, Sweden
ETHANOL CONSUMPTION IS ASSOCIATED WITH DECREASED RISKS FOR DEVELOPING RA  RESULTS FROM THE SWEDISH EIRA STUDY

Silje Syversen, Norway
CARTILAGE AND BONE BIOMARKERS IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS (RA): PREDICTION OF 10-YEAR RADIOGRAPHIC PROGRESSION

Sjored van der Kooij
CLINICAL AND RADIOLOGICAL EFFICACY OF FOUR DIFFERENT TREATMENT STRATEGIES IN PATIENTS WITH EARLY RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS: 3-YEAR FOLLOW-UP OF THE BEST STUDY