Winners of EULAR Abstract Award 2010

Basic Science

Azza Gadir, United Kingdom
B CELL LIPID PRESENTATION CONTROLS THE HOMEOSTASIS AND IMMUNOREGULATORY FUNCTION OF INKT CELLS IN HEALTHY CONTROLS BUT NOT IN SLE PATIENTS. ANALYSIS OF A COHORT OF PATIENTS BEFORE AND AFTER RITUXIMAB TREATMENT

Elias Stagakis, Greece
ABERRANT T CELL RESPONSES IN HUMAN SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS (SLE ) ARE REGULATED BY MIR-21 AND ITS TARGET GENE  PDCD4

Stephanie Lefüvre, France
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS SYNOVIAL FIBROBLASTS DIFFER IN THEIR MIGRATORY BEHAVIOR

Paul Klarenbeek, Netherlands
A NEW HIGH THROUGHPUT SEQUENCING PROTOCOL DETECTS MARKED DIFFERENCES IN THE T- AND B-CELL RECEPTOR REPERTOIRES BETWEEN BLOOD AND SYNOVIAL TISSUE OF AN RA-PATIEN

Yuya Kondo, Japan
OVEREXPRESSION OF T-BET GENE SUPPRESSES COLLAGEN INDUCED ARTHRITIS VIA IFN-GAMMA INDEPENDENT MECHANISMS

Keisuke Maeshima, Japan
SPECIFIC INHIBITORY EFFECT OF JAK INHIBITOR ON LYMPHOCYTES

Clinical Science

Salvatore de Vita, Italy
A RANDOMIZED, CONTROLLED, MULTICENTER PHASE III STUDY OF THE EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF RITUXIMAB (RTX) MONOTHERAPY VERSUS THE BEST AVAILABLE TREATMENT (BAT) IN PATIENTS WITH MIXED CRYOGLOBULINEMIA SYNDROME (MC)

Julia Simard, Sweden
JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS AND RISK OF CANCER: A NATIONWIDE COHORT STUDY

Elke Theander, Sweden
GERMINAL CENTER (GC) FORMATION IN SALIVARY GLAND BIOPSIES IS A NEW AND STRONG PREDICTOR OF NON-HODGKINS LYMPHOMA (NHL) IN PRIMARY SJÖGRENS SYNDROME (PSS)

Francesca Bandinelli, Italy
PRELIMINAR DATA OF EURORITS EDUCATIONAL SURVEY OF YOUNG EUROPEAN RHEUMATOLOGISTS

Turid N Dager, Norway
"IT IS ABOUT TAKING GRIPS AND NOT LET MYSELF BE RAVAGED BY MY BODY". EXPERIENCED OUTCOMES OF SPECIALIZED MULTI-DISCIPLINARY RHEUMATIC REHABILITATION

Jesper Lindhardsen, Denmark
THE RISK OF MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IS SIMILAR IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND DIABETES  A NATIONWIDE COHORT STUDY