Winners of EULAR Abstract Award 2017

PARE

Karl Cattelaens, Germany

GROWING UP WITH ARTHRITIS – YES WE CAN!
A PROJECT OF DEUTSCHE RHEUMA-LIGA IN CO-OPERATION WITH THE GERMAN ARTHRITIS RESEARCH CENTER WITH FINANCIAL SUPPORT BY THE GERMAN FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH.

Health Professionals

Huang Zhengping, China

ENHANCED MANAGEMENT OF ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIES THROUGH GUANGDONG   INTERNET HOSPITAL IN CHINA: A RANDOMIZED, CONTROLLED TRIAL.

Wilfred Peter, Netherlands

AN INNOVATE MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENT TO ASSESS ACTIVITY LIMITATIONS IN HIP AND KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS: THE COMPUTERIZED ANIMATED ACTIVITY   QUESTIONNAIRE (AAQ) AND ITS PSYCHOMETRIC PROPERTIES.

Ellen M.H Selten, Netherlands

DO PATIENTS’ TREATMENT BELIEFS AFFECT TREATMENT CHOICES IN KNEE AND HIP OSTEOARTHRITIS?

Basic Science

Karlijn Debusschere, Belgium

GUT-DERIVED TNF AS RISK FACTOR FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SACROILIAC INFLAMMATION.

Aziza Elmesmari, United Kingdom

SYNOVIAL TISSUE OF RA PATIENTS IN REMISSION CONTAINS A UNIQUE POPULATION OF REGULATORY MACROPHAGES.

Richard James Cuthbert, United Kingdom

FIRST DESCRIPTION OF GAMMA DELTA T CELLS AT NORMAL HUMAN ENTHESIS.

Samantha Louise Smith, United Kingdom

IDENTIFICATION OF NOVEL SUSCEPTIBILITY LOCI IN A LARGE UK COHORT OF JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS (JIA) CASES.

Melissa van Tok, Netherlands

THE INITIATION, BUT NOT THE PERSISTENCE, OF EXPERIMENTAL SPONDYLOARTHRITIS IN HLA-B27/HUΒ2M TRANSGENIC RATS IS CRUCIALLY DEPENDENT ON THE IL-23 AXIS.

Claudio Corallo, Italy

FIBROSIS AND MICROANGIOPATHY ARE THE MAIN HISTOPATHOLOGICAL HALLMARKS OF SCLERODERMA-RELATED MYOPATHY.

Clinical Science

Jesper Knoop, Netherlands

FACTORS RELATED TO ANALGESIC USE IN PATIENTS WITH KNEE AND/OR HIP OSTEOARTHRITIS REFERRED TO AN OUTPATIENT CENTER: RESULTS FROM THE AMSTERDAM OSTEOARTHRITIS COHORT.

Pauline Raaschou, Sweden

TNF INHIBITOR TREATMENT AND RISK OF CANCER RECURRENCE IN PATIENTS WITH   RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS: A NATIONWIDE COHORT STUDY FROM SWEDEN.

Tiphaine Goulenok, France

AN IMPROVED MATRIX TO PREDICT RAPID RADIOGRAPHIC PROGRESSION OF EARLY  RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS PATIENTS: POOLED ANALYSES FROM SEVERAL DATABASES.

Veerle Stouten, Belgium

SUSTAINED EFFECTIVENESS OF METHOTREXATE WITH STEP-DOWN GLUCOCORTICOID REMISSION INDUCTION (COBRA SLIM) FOR EARLY RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS IN A TREAT- TO- TARGET SETTING: 2-YEAR RESULTS OF THE CARERA TRIAL.

Anoek de Koning, Netherlands

LOW DOSE COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY DETECTS MORE PROGRESSION OF BONE FORMATION IN COMPARISON TO CONVENTIONAL RADIOGRAPHY IN PATIENTS WITH ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS: RESULTS FROM THE SIAS COHORT.

Karim Sacre, France

NURSE-LED VACCINATION PROGRAM DRAMATICALLY IMPROVES PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINATION COVERAGE AMONG PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC INFLAMMATORY RHEUMATIC DISEASES: A PROSPECTIVE PILOT STUDY.

Undergraduate Awards

Anna Rebecca Lisney, Germany

HIGH MATERNAL EXPRESSION OF SIGLEC1 ON CD14+ MONOCYTES AS A SURROGATE MARKER OF  A TYPE I INTERFERON SIGNATURE IS A RISK FACTOR FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AUTOIMMUNE CONGENITAL HEART BLOCK.

Elisabeth Filhol, France

DECREASE IN CARDIOVASCULAR EVENT EXCESS RISK IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS SINCE 2000': A META- ANALYSIS OF CONTROLLED STUDIES.

Bastiaan T. van Dijk, Netherlands

DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A MODEL TO FACILITATE RECOGNITION OF ARTHRITIS BY GENERAL PRACTITIONERS.