Winners of EULAR Abstract Award 2013

Health Professionals

Emma K Stanmore, United Kingdom
FALLS, FEAR OF FALLING AND RISK FACTORS IN ADULTS WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY

Martijn Oude Voshaar, Netherlands
PREDICTORS OF NO IMPROVEMENT IN SUBJECTIVE HEALTH PERCEPTION IN NEWLY DIAGNOSED RA PATIENTS WITH A GOOD DAS28 RESPONSE AT 12 MONTHS IN THE DREAM TIGHT CONTROL COHORT

Marcelo Souza, Brazil
BENEFITS OF PROGRESSIVE MUSCLE STRENGTHENING USING A SWISS BALL IN PATIENTS WITH ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL

 

Basic Science

Andrew Leask, Canada
A NOVEL MODEL OF SYSTEMIC SCLEROSIS? LOSS OF PTEN IN FIBROBLASTS RESULTS IN LUNG FIBROSIS IN A CCN2/CTGF-DEPENDENT FASHION

William Murrey-Brown, United Kingdom
LESIONAL IL-21 EXPRESSION CORRELATES WITH FUNCTIONAL GERMINAL CENTER FORMATION AND T FOLLICULAR HELPER CELL INFILTRATION IN THE SALIVARY GLANDS OF SJÖGREN'S SYNDROME

Francesco Ciccia, Italy
AUTOPHAGY, BUT NOT THE UNFOLDED PROTEIN RESPONSE, REGULATES THE EXPRESSION OF IL-23 IN THE GUT OF PATIENTS WITH ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS AND SUBCLINICAL GUT INFLAMMATION

Masahiro Kondo, Japan
INHIBITORY EFFECTS OF IL-17 ON CHONDROGENIC DIFFERENTIATION OF HUMAN MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS THROUGH THE PHOSPHORYLATION OF SOX9 

Benjamin Terrier, France
CD21-/LO MARGINAL ZONE-LIKE B CELLS IN HCV-RELATED MIXED CRYOGLOBULINEMIA VASCULITIS HIGHLY EXPRESS FCRL5 PROTEIN AND ARE SPECIFICALLY KILLED BY ANTI-FCRL5 IMMUNOTOXINS

Diederik de Rooy, Netherlands
A GENETIC VARIANT IN THE REGION OF MMP-9 IS ASSOCIATED WITH SERUM LEVELS AND PROGRESSION OF JOINT DAMAGE IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS 

Clinical Science

Julien Wipff, France
A LARGE NATIONAL COHORT OF FRENCH PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC RECURRENT MULTIFOCAL OSTEITIS

Bruno Fautrel, France
IMPACT OF PROGRESSIVE SPACING OF TNF-BLOCKER INJECTIONS ON SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS PATIENTS IN DAS28 REMISSION: THE STRASS RANDOMIZED CONTROLED TRIAL

Andreas P. Diamantopoulos, Norway
THE "FAST TRACK" GIANT CELL ARTERITIS OUTPATIENT CLINIC: A USEFUL TOOL TO REDUCE THE MORBIDITY OF DISEASE? 

Uta Kiltz, Germany
DEVELOPMENT OF A HEALTH INDEX IN PATIENTS WITH ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS (ASAS HI) - FINAL RESULT OF A GLOBAL INITIATIVE BASED ON THE ICF GUIDED BY ASAS 

Badelog Jeanine Elise de Lange-Brokaar, Netherland
DIFFERENT PATTERNS OF SYNOVITIS PRESENT IN OA PATIENTS ASSOCIATE DIFFERENTIALLY WITH PAIN 

Frank Römer, Germany
DIFFERENT SUBCHONDRAL BONE MARROW LESIONS PREDICT INCIDENT RADIOGRAPHIC OSTEOARTHRITIS