Clinical affairs: Ongoing initiatives

Ongoing projects

EULAR Classification criteria for haemochromatosis arthropathy
Convenor: Patrick Kiely

Points to Consider for Conducting Clinical Trials in Individuals at risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Convenor: Paul Emery

Development And Validation of a EULAR disease activity score in adult onset Still’s Disease:  the “DAVID” project
Convenor: Roberto Giacomelli

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Biopharmaceuticals in Rheumatology
Convenor: John Isaacs

EULAR Recommendations for cardiovascular risk management in Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases (including SLE and the antiphospholipid syndrome)
Convenor: Michael Nurmohamed/Maria Tektonidou

2019 Update of the EULAR recommendations for the management of psoriatic arthritis with pharmacological therapies
Convenor: Josef Smolen/Laure Gossec

EULAR Recommendations /Points to Consider for the intra-articular treatment of arthropathies (including synoviorthesis)
Convenor: Jaqueline Uson

Update of the EULAR recommendations for the diagnosis and the management of rheumatic immune-related adverse events due to cancer immunotherapy
Convenor: Thierry Schaeverbeke

EULAR recommendations for the management of difficult to treat rheumatoid arthritis
Convenor: György Nagy


Update of the EULAR recommendations for the management of lupus nephritis
Convenor: Dimitrios Boumpas

Development of EULAR points to consider/recommendations for including the perspective of young patients with inflammatory arthritis into patient-reported outcomes measures
Convenor: Paul Studenic

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EULAR/ACR collaborative projects

For initiatives with international relevance, the relevant standing committee from EULAR seeks collaboration with the quality-of-care committee of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). This cooperation includes the development and validation of criteria sets for the development of recommendations regarding conducting clinical trials.

EULAR and ACR strive for a transparent and collaborative relationship in order to avoid overlaps and to identify and promote synergies.

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Call for task force members

To apply as task force member, please send your one-page letter of interest to participate and a short CV to Patrizia Jud (
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