EULAR news archive

EULAR press releases

News of January 2019

7. Jan. 2019

EULAR Call for Imaging Centers

The call for the EULAR Network of Imaging Centers is now open until 31 March. Apply now!

News of July 2018

24. Jul. 2018

Report: EULAR Interest Group, June

The Interest Group on Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases (RMDs) has published a report following its meeting on 26 June in the European Parliament. Read the report, entitled, Safer and Healthier Work: Facilitating the integration of people with chronic diseases.

13. Jul. 2018

Press release: Global Call to Action on fragility fractures

Professor Johannes Bijlsma, EULAR President, stated: “Influencing life-style factors that help to prevent osteoporosis should also be a key goal in this worldwide campaign”.

10. Jul. 2018

Press release: HARMONICSS

HARMONICSS project started on 1st of January 2017. The overall concept of the HarmonicSS project is to bring together the largest well characterized regional, national and international longitudinal cohorts of patients with Primary Sjögren’s Syndrome (pSS).

6. Jul. 2018

EULAR Newsletter

EULAR welcomes you to summer and a retrospective on a busy Quarter.

Find out in this newsletter about the activities of EULAR past and present, and use the EULAR website calendar to get the overview of all activities across the network and beyond.

Enjoy the read!

The EULAR Secretariat

2. Jul. 2018

ILAR: Call for Editor and Call for Proposals

The International League Against Rheumatism (ILAR) welcomes applications for a new Editor in Chief of its journal as well as proposals or requests for contribution to projects that address ILAR’s mission.

News of June 2018

29. Jun. 2018

EULAR Strategy 2018-2023

Find out about the six objectives of the EULAR Strategy 2018-2023, launched at the EULAR Congress 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

29. Jun. 2018

Rheumatologists in RA: Take part in this survey!

Give your opinion in less than ten minutes to the survey on musculoskeletal imaging: “Appropriateness criteria for the use of ultrasound in Rheumatoid Arthritis clinical practice”.

27. Jun. 2018

EULAR position paper: Health & safety at work

Improving working conditions and workplaces is crucial for preventing work-­related risk factors, as well as to facilitate the active participation in the labour market of people with these and other conditions.

27. Jun. 2018

EULAR Interest Group meeting

Members of the EULAR Interest Group gathered in the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss the topic 'Safer and healthier work: Facilitating the integration of people with chronic diseases'.

27. Jun. 2018

Don't Delay, Connect Today: Videos

Watch the EULAR Campaign 'Don't Delay, Connect Today' videos from across Europe in 2018

27. Jun. 2018

EULAR PARE: Breakthrough!

Read the latest version of the EULAR PARE Breakthrough newsletter.

27. Jun. 2018

EULAR Stene Prize: 'My personal champion'

The booklet containing all stories from the EULAR Stene Prize in 2018 has been published.

22. Jun. 2018

EULAR IG Meeting: Agenda

The next EULAR Interest Group Meeting will take place on Tuesday, 26 June, in the European Parliament in Brussels, entitled, Safer and Healthier Work: Facilitating the integration of people with chronic diseases.

22. Jun. 2018

EULAR PRP Newsletter May 2018

EULAR Patient Research Partners

Dear friends,
in this newsletter, we would like to share with you highlights from the EULAR Patient Research Partners network, inform you about the upcoming EULAR Congress in Amsterdam and share interesting meetings, initiatives and links to read.
 

15. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Obesity in childhood and adulthood shown to increase risk of knee and hip osteoarthritis

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 15 June 2018: The results of a study to be presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) suggest childhood and adult obesity increase the risk of developing hip osteoarthritis (OA) and knee OA but not hand OA.

15. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Rates of depression and anxiety may correlate with disease activity in early rheumatioid arthritis

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 15 June 2018: The results of a study to be presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) suggest that rates of anxiety and depression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis correlate with measures of disease activity over the first year following diagnosis.

15. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Gum disease may be a key initiator of rheumatoid arthritis related autoimmunity

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 15 June 2018: The results of a study presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrates increased levels of gum disease, and disease-causing bacteria, in individuals at risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

15. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Gout in the elderly linked to higher risk of dementia

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 15 June 2018: The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) suggest that gout is associated with a 17-20% higher risk of dementia in the elderly.

15. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Obesity in women and current smoking in men predict lack of remission in early rheumatoid arthritis

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 15 June 2018: The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) report that obesity in women and current smoking in men were the strongest predictors of not achieving remission in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) within a year.

15. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Study suggests siblings of patients with rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk of acute coronary syndrome

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 15 June 2018: The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate an increased risk of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in siblings of individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), suggesting shared susceptibility between the two diseases.

15. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Studies provide new insights into the role of sleep in chronic pain

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 15 June 2018: The results of two studies presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) provide insight into the role of sleep in chronic pain. The first study demonstrates a predictive role of sleep problems for chronic pain1 and the second provides insight into chronic pain and sleep in adolescents.

14. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Combining NSAIDs and TNF inhibitors may reduce radiographic progression in ankylosing spondylitis

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 14 June 2018: The results of a cohort study presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) showed that, in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) taking tumour necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors, the addition of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) was associated with significantly less radiographic progression in a dose-related manner at four years.

14. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Daily text message may improve adherence and treatment outcomes in patients with gout

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 14 June 2018: The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate significant improvements in adherence and clinical outcomes in gout patients who received a daily text message to remind them to take allopurinol.

14. Jun. 2018

Press Release: One year anniversary: EULAR Campaign

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 14 June 2018: The European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) today celebrated one year since the launch of its campaign, ‘Don’t Delay, Connect Today’, which was launched in June 2017 in Madrid, Spain. Now active in over twenty countries in Europe, and with more countries set to launch the campaign in the second half of the year, ‘Don’t Delay, Connect Today’ is gaining impact across all audiences, including at the political level in Europe.

14. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Youth-R-Coach: A peer-to-peer program for young people suffering with chronic disease

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 14 June 2018: The details of a youth project presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate how, by empowering patients to become ‘experts-by-experience’, young people can give support to peers as well as provide insights into living with a chronic illness as a young person.

14. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Rheumatoid arthritis in pregnancy associated with low birth weight and premature birth

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 14 June 2018: The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate that pregnancies in women with rheumatoid arthritis are associated with premature delivery and low birth weight.

14. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Clinical advances in systemic lupus erythematosus

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 14 June 2018: The results of two studies presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate exciting advances for individuals suffering from systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).1,2 The first is a phase II clinical study of a promising oral treatment, baricitinib.1 The second demonstrates the effective use of the shingles vaccine* in SLE patients who are particularly prone to this infection.

14. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Significant increase in self-harm attempts following ankylosing spondylitis diagnosis

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 14 June 2018: The results of a population study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate a significantly increased rate of self-harm attempts in inflammatory arthritis (IA), particularly following a diagnosis of Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS).

14. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Onset of depressive symptoms significantly associated with disease severity in patients with knee osteoarthritis

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 14 June 2018: The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate that among individuals with radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA), decreased physical performance and greater structural disease severity are associated with a higher risk of experiencing depressive symptoms.

13. Jun. 2018

EULAR School of Rheumatology: Launch of online 'learning landscape' and new educational offers

The EULAR School of Rheumatology membership for EUR 30 per annum provides access to the latest learning enviornment and content in rheumatology.

13. Jun. 2018

EULAR 2018 Press Releases

Read the press releases from the EULAR Congress in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

13. Jun. 2018

Press Release: NSAIDs shown to have casual role in cardiovascular risk of patients with osteoarthritis

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13 June 2018: The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) suggest that over two thirds of the increased cardiovascular risk associated with osteoarthritis is linked to the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

13. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Frequency of joint replacements halved in rheumatoid arthritis patients between 1997-2010

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13 June 2018: The results of two studies presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) investigate joint replacement procedures in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients.1,2 The first study demonstrates that joint replacement procedures have significantly reduced in RA patients in the past decade1 and the second investigates the impact of biologic therapies on this change using the British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Registry for Rheumatoid Arthritis (BSRBR/RA).

13. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Gene signatures and biomarkers predict onset of rheumatoid arthritis in at-risk individuals

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13 June 2018: The results of two studies presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) provide insight into molecular changes prior to the onset of arthritis which could inform future novel diagnostics and early therapeutic interventions.

13. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Launch of the EULAR Strategy 2018–2023

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13th June 2018: The European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) has today presented its five-year strategy for the period 2018-2023 at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology 2018. The strategy is the third strategic cycle in developing excellence in rheumatology in six areas of focus: Education, the annual congress, quality of care, research, advocacy and the internal organisation of EULAR.

13. Jun. 2018

Press Release: New treatment lenebasum shows promise for diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis (dcSSc)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13 June 2018: The results of an open label extension of a phase II study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate that lenabasum continues to have acceptable safety and tolerability in diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis (dcSSc) with no severe or serious adverse events (AE).

13. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Canakinumab shown to reduce rates of gout in atherosclerosis by more than half

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13 June 2018: The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate that canakinumab significantly reduced the rate of gout by more than half compared to placebo, regardless of baseline serum urate level.

13. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Zoledronic acid shows no effect on knee pain or bone marrow lesions in knee osteoarthritis after two years

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13 June 2018: The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) show that a one-yearly infusion of zoledronic acid (ZA) did not significantly reduce knee pain or bone marrow lesion (BML) size overall in knee osteoarthritis patients over two years. However, it may have symptomatic benefit in milder disease.

13. Jun. 2018

Press Release: Early, intensive treatment of rheumatoid arthritis provides long-term benefits and may normalise mortality rates

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13 June 2018: The results of a 23-year, follow-up study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) suggest early, intensive treatment of rheumatoid arthritis has long-term benefits including the normalisation of mortality to levels consistent with the general population.

13. Jun. 2018

Press Release: No difference in malignancy rates seen between tocilizumab and TNF inhibitors in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13 June 2018: The results of a study presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) examined rates of malignancy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), excluding non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC), and found no difference between those newly treated with tocilizumab (TCZ) versus TNF inhibitors (TNFi).

13. Jun. 2018

NEW: ESOR Learning Management Platform

Welcome to the EULAR School of Rheumatology Learning Manaagement Platform, launched at the start of the EULAR 2018 Congress in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

13. Jun. 2018

ESOR Launch of 'learning landscape'

The EULAR School of Rheumatology (ESOR) offers members hip for EUR 30 per annum, which provides access to the latest learning environment and content in rheumatology.

13. Jun. 2018

EULAR Campaign: Don't Delay, Connect Today in 2018

Find out how the EULAR Campaign has taken shape to-date in 2018.

9. Jun. 2018

Read the EULAR HPR Newsletter!

The EULAR Health Professionals (HPR) have issued their first annual newsletter in 2018. Get the latest updates and insights from the world of EULAR HPR!

News of May 2018

30. May. 2018

EULAR HPR: Newsletter of healthprofessionals in rheumatology

The EULAR Health Professionals (HPR) have issued their third annual newsletter. Get the latest updates and insights from the world of EULAR HPR!

29. May. 2018

Come to EULAR 2018!

Get ready for EULAR 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands!

The aim is to provide a forum of the highest standard for scientific (both clinical and basic), educational and social exchange between professionals involved in rheumatology, liaising with patient organisations, in order to achieve progress in the clinical care of people with RMDs.

14. May. 2018

EULAR Recommendations: HPR approach to pain management

New: EULAR Recommendations for the health professional’s approach to pain management in inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis

11. May. 2018

WHO releases paper on musculoskeletal conditions

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published a paper 'Reducing the global burden of musculoskeletal conditions'.

7. May. 2018

Cyprus launches EULAR Campaign

Cyprus launches the EULAR Campaign, Don't Delay, Connect Today with a dedicated set of events across the country.

News of April 2018

30. Apr. 2018

Brussels: BioMed Alliance

The BioMed Alliance and key policy-makers have called for increased EU investment in health research to improve quality of life for citizens and generate significant economic impact.

30. Apr. 2018

Save the date: EULAR EMEUNET Journal Club

The next EULAR EMEUNET Journal Club will take place on Wednesday, 16 May, 8.30pm GMT / 9.30pm CET.

20. Apr. 2018

EULAR PARE Brussels Conference Report 2018

In 2018, the 21st Annual European Conference of PARE was held in Brussels,
Belgium and hosted by ReumaNet.

19. Apr. 2018

EULAR Campaign launched in Romania

The EULAR Campaign Don't Delay, Connect Today is launched in Romania with a dedicated event for media and political audiences, as well as public awareness activities, in the country's capital, Bucharest.

18. Apr. 2018

EULAR Press release: EULAR Recommendations for the management of Behҫet’s syndrome

EULAR has published a set of recommendations, which look at the management of Behçet’s syndrome.

18. Apr. 2018

E-Breakthrough Issue 18

Read the latest News from the Standing Committee of People with Arthritis/Rheumatism in Europe!

17. Apr. 2018

Press release: EULAR Recommendations for the management of Behҫet’s syndrome

EULAR has published a set of recommendations, which look at the management of Behçet’s syndrome.

14. Apr. 2018

ESOR Ultrasound Courses (Basic, Intermediate, Advanced)

Are you a rheumatologist and interested in taking part in a course for imaging modality, with the aim to guide diagnostic and therapeutic management decision?

13. Apr. 2018

Welcome to the EULAR Newsletter!

Find out in this newsletter about the activities of EULAR past and present, and use the EULAR website calendar to get the overview of all activities across the network and beyond in the year ahead.

Enjoy the read!

The EULAR Secretariat

13. Apr. 2018

PARE Position Paper

Commentary is invited to the content and context of the following document prepared by PARE to reflect the views of patients with RMDs across Europe.

13. Apr. 2018

Call for proposals: ACR and EULAR

The ACR and EULAR are accepting proposals for new collaborative projects in the areas of classification and response criteria. A Declaration of Interest, project outline, disclosure, and CV must be submitted via email by May 3, 2018.

News of March 2018

28. Mar. 2018

Exclusive Interview: James Oliver on gene expression profiling in RA

James Oliver discusses 'Why personalised medicine is so important to the treatment of RA' at EULAR2016 in Madrid.

27. Mar. 2018

An interview with Stene Prize winner 2012

Read Raija Heimomen's story about living with a rheumatic disease in Finland.

21. Mar. 2018

Exclusive Interview: Gabriele di Sante on limitations of current RA treatments

Gabriele di Sante discusses 'Results from new genetic research' at EULAR2016 in Madrid.

20. Mar. 2018

EULAR Stene Prize: "Living with a rheumatic disease and facing the challenges of mobility."

Read Litsa Kyriakides story about living with a rhuematic disease and Sjögren Syndrome in Cyprus

18. Mar. 2018

EULAR Online Courses: Register in April 2018!

EULAR - European League Against Rheumatism Online Courses kick-off in September. A total of six courses are available

16. Mar. 2018

EULAR Stene Prize Winner 2018

The winner of the EULAR Stene Prize 2018, as well as the Runner-Up and third place winner now available!

 

16. Mar. 2018

EULAR Centres of Excellence recgonition: Apply now!

The annual call for the EULAR Centres of Excellence awards is open. Want your centre to become a member of the register of the top research centres in European rheumatology - then send your application until 31 March 2018!

14. Mar. 2018

Exclusive Interview: Susan Bartlett on obesity, smoking and RA

Susan Barlett discusses 'Obesity and smoking reduces likelihood of treatment success in early RA' at EULAR2016 in Madrid.

13. Mar. 2018

EULAR Stene Prize: 'That's how I grow older.'

Read Bozhidar Ivkov's story about living with a rheumatic disease in Bulgaria.

12. Mar. 2018

EULAR HPR grant winner 2018

Ricardo Ferreira from Portugal has been awarded the EULAR Health Professionals research grant in 2018.

7. Mar. 2018

Exclusive Interview: Johan Askling on link between lupus and cervical cancer

Johan Askling discusses 'How lupus affects a women's risk of developing cervical cancer' at EULAR2016 in Madrid.

6. Mar. 2018

EULAR Stene Prize: 'Life- one step at a time.'

Read Iuliana Negoiţă's story about living with a rheumatic disease in Romania.

News of February 2018

28. Feb. 2018

Exclusive Interview: Appendicitis during childhood linked to debilitating rheumatic disease

Important clue in solving a mystery behind Ankylosing Spondylitus at EULAR2016 in Madrid.

22. Feb. 2018

Stene Prize: 'Little milestones'

Read Francesca Leadley's story about living with a rheumatic disease in United Kingdom.

21. Feb. 2018

Exclusive Interview: One-third of RA patients experience sexual dysfunction

New insights into sexual problems linked to rheumatoid arthritis at EULAR2016 in Madrid.

15. Feb. 2018

Livestream of EULAR PARE 2018 on now!

Join the EULAR Annual Conference of PARE in Brussels over the livestream: From 1330 CET on Friday, 16 February and from 0900 on Saturday 17, February. All times CET.

15. Feb. 2018

EULAR Stene Prize: 'Getting back on your feet.'

Read Emanuela Pavia's story about living with a rheumatic disease in Switzerland.

14. Feb. 2018

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Positive mental attitude improves treatment adherence in rheumatoid arthritis

Strategies to improve adherence will optimise treatment outcomes and reduce healthcare costs at EULAR2016 in Madrid.

8. Feb. 2018

Need to know: Biosimilars - Watch the video!

EULAR President Prof. Hans Bijlsma and EULAR Vice President of PARE Mr. Dieter Wiek discuss biosimilars - find out all you need to know in this exclusive interview!

8. Feb. 2018

An interview with Lill Due, Stene Prize winner 2011

Read Lill Due's story about living with a rhuematic disease in Norway.

8. Feb. 2018

Stene Prize 2018: Who's who in the jury

Meet the seven people who form the Stene Prize jury in 2018.

7. Feb. 2018

EULAR Exclusive Interview: UK rheumatologists go beyond NICE guidance on cost when treating rheumatoid arthritis patients

Further research needed to explore whether deviation from restrictive NICE guidance influences patient outcomes or cost-effectiveness at EULAR2016 in Madrid.

1. Feb. 2018

EULAR PARE Conference: 16-18 February 2018

The Annual EULAR PARE Conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium, 16-18 February, 2018 and discuss the topic of prevention and early diagnosis of RMDs.

1. Feb. 2018

EULAR Stene Prize: 'Work and rheumatic disease- my daily life.'

Read Irene Pitsillidou's story about living with a rheumatic disease in Cyprus.

News of January 2018

31. Jan. 2018

EULAR Centres of Excellence Call

2018 Application for EULAR recognition: EULAR invites centres of rheumatology research in Europe to apply for recognition as "EULAR Centre of Excellence in Rheumatology", this time for the period 2018 - 2023.
Applying units are expected to reach at least 350 impact factor points over the last 5-year period (2011-2015) for published original research as the main contributor, as defined in the guideline document.

31. Jan. 2018

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Ulf Lindström on link between childhood infection and AS

Ulf Lindström discusses 'the Impact of different types of childhood infection on AS' at EULAR 2016..

29. Jan. 2018

Press Release: EULAR Recommendations for the use of imaging in large vessel vasculitis in clinical practise

A EULAR task force has formulated 12 recommendations which have been published in its journal, The Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, the leading scientific journal in rheumatology with an impact factor of 12.811.

29. Jan. 2018

Read the EULAR Quarterly Newsletter

Find out in this newsletter about the activities of EULAR past and present!

25. Jan. 2018

EULAR Stene Prize: "Overcoming the challenges of getting around with a rheumatic or musculoskeletal disease"

Read Sister Anastasia - Kalina Petrova Evangelatova's story about living with a musculoskeletal disease in Bulgaria.

24. Jan. 2018

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Mieke Hazes on positive mental attitude, adherence and RA

Mieke Hazes discusses 'Patient characteristics that influence adherence to treatment in RA' at EULAR 2016.

18. Jan. 2018

EULAR Stene Prize: 'Janka'

Read Janina Tesznar's story about living with a rheumatic disease in Poland.

17. Jan. 2018

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Suzanne Verstappen on treatment adherence in RA patients

Suzanne Verstappen discusses 'Factors found to significantly predict a non-response to six month methotrexate treatment among RA patients' at EULAR 2017 in Madrid.

15. Jan. 2018

That was the EULAR Anniversary year!

Listen to EULAR President Professor Hans Bijlsma round-up 70 years of EULAR.

15. Jan. 2018

EULAR Online Courses: Registration for Introductory Ultrasound open

EULAR Online Courses kick-off in September; sign up for the ultrasound course today. A total of six courses are available - read more and take advantage of these e-learning opportunities!

11. Jan. 2018

Register for EULAR Course on Epidemiology!

Registration for the EULAR Course on Epidemiology is now open - clik on the link below to find out more and sign up for this year's course in June, to be held in Berlin, Germany.

11. Jan. 2018

EULAR Stene Prize: "How to overcome the challenges of living with a rheumatic disease?"

Read Frida Gustafsson's story about living with a rheumatic disease in
Sweden.

10. Jan. 2018

Start 2018 with the EULAR PARE eBreakthrough!

EULAR PARE welcomes you to the new year and offers a complete overview of recent PARE events and activities while also looking forward to what's in store in 2018!

10. Jan. 2018

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Cheryl Koehn on patient satisfaction and RA treatment

Cheryl Koehn discusses the 'Importance of treatment conversations between patients and HCPs' at EULAR 2017 in Madrid.

9. Jan. 2018

20 Bursaries to award for EULAR Course!

EULAR has 20 bursaries available for the EULAR Course on Health Economics in Rheumatology. Apply by 31 January!

8. Jan. 2018

The EULAR Campaign, Don't Delay, Connect Today

The EULAR Campaign, Don't Delay, Connect Today, encompasses the three pillars of the association, scientific, health professionals and patient organisations. It was launched in Madrid, Spain, in mid-June.

4. Jan. 2018

EULAR Stene Prize: 'How I manage my work whilst living with rheumatoid arthritis'

Read Coltrane Partanen's story about living with rheumatoid arthritis in Finland.

4. Jan. 2018

What's on? Check out the EULAR Calendar!

To find out what's on in the world of rheumatology, take a look at the EULAR Calendar! From EULAR School of Rheumatology Courses, including EULAR Endorsed Courses through to external events in the world of rheumatology, take a look and mark your diary today!

3. Jan. 2018

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Marios Kouloumas on latest PARE initiatives

Marios Kouloumas presents 'an Overview of current and future PARE initiatives' at EULAR 2017 in Madrid.

3. Jan. 2018

Watch and learn about EULAR PARE!

EULAR PARE has published a set of six videos from its member organsations across Europe. Watch the addresses and experience six very different perspectives regarding the work to combat rheumatic and muscuoloskeletal diseases in Europe!

1. Jan. 2018

EULAR Stene Prize: "China – a contribution from the other side of the world"

Read Yan Yishu's story about living with ankylosing spondylitis in
China.

News of December 2017

31. Dec. 2017

EULAR wishes a happy new year!

EULAR wishes a happy new year! - We are back on the 3rd of January.

28. Dec. 2017

The EULAR Timeline

Take time for the EULAR Timeline! 2017 saw EULAR celebrate its 70th Anniversary - follow the EULAR Timeline and find out how activities between 1947-2017 are shaping the lives of millions of people today, and beyond

27. Dec. 2017

EULAR Exclusive Interview: lupus confirmed as risk factor for cervical cancer

Prof. Askling presents 'Women with lupus treated with immunosuppressives need regular cervical screening' at EULAR2017 in Madrid. Watch the video here!

27. Dec. 2017

Meet the new Editor-in-Chief of ARD, Josef Smolen

Professor Josef Smolen took up the role of Editor-in-Chief of the EULAR Journal, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD) in the summer of 2017. Watch the video interview with Professor Smolen as he speaks about his new role and the significance of the ARD journal in the world of rheumatology.

27. Dec. 2017

EULAR Journal, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases ARD

Meet the new Editor-in-Chief of ARD, Josef Smolen Professor Josef Smolen took up the role of Editor-in-Chief of the EULAR Journal, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD) in the summer of 2017. Watch the video interview with Professor Smolen as he speaks about his new role and the significance of the ARD

25. Dec. 2017

EULAR Stene Prize: Working with a Rheumatic Disease: My daily reality

Read Victoria Garratt's story about living with a rheumatic disease in the United Kingdom.

25. Dec. 2017

EULAR wishes you a Merry Christmas

EULAR wishes you a Merry Christmas: Office re-opens on 3 January 2018 at 08:30

24. Dec. 2017

Breakthrough 2017

Did you breakthrough in 2017? Read the EULAR PARE newsletters here and get up-to-date on activities across Europe

22. Dec. 2017

The EULAR Secretariat opening hours

The EULAR Secretariat will reopen at 08:30 on Wednesday, 3 January.

20. Dec. 2017

EULAR Stene Prize: 'My body, my responsibility'

Read Thuridur Helgadottir's story about living with arthritis in Iceland.

20. Dec. 2017

EULAR press activities in 2017

Stop press 2017! EULAR press activities in 2017 - get the overview here

20. Dec. 2017

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Professor Vanessa Smith

Prof. Smith presents 'Why nailfold video capillaroscopy helps in the early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis' at the EULAR Congress 2017 in Madrid.

18. Dec. 2017

EULAR in 2017: A year of impact on rheumatology and on humanity

EULAR has set a new course in 2017 opening the door to an age of dynamic maturity for the world of rheumatology – with positive impact on societies, everywhere.

15. Dec. 2017

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Paolo Macor on new delivery system for early RA detection

Paolo Macor explains advantages of biodegradable polymer nanoparticles in early diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.

15. Dec. 2017

The EULAR Campaign, Don't Delay, Connect Today

The EULAR Campaign, Don't Delay, Connect Today, encompasses the three pillars of the association, scientific, health professionals and patient organisations. It was launched in Madrid, Spain, in mid-June.

13. Dec. 2017

EULAR EMEUNET: 'Twitterland'

Is Twitterland a brave new world? Read the latest article from EULAR's EMEUNET network, published in the EULAR Journal ARD, and find out how social media is shaping professional communication in rheumatology

8. Dec. 2017

Become a EULAR Member today!

Are you a national scientific society, HPR or patient organisation in Europe but not yet a member of EULAR? If not, then fill out our membership form and apply - today!

7. Dec. 2017

Press release: EULAR Recommendations

Actively optimising patient care in rheumatism: Contribution to and dissemination of key scientific findings in rheumatology are set out in the EULAR Recommendations – and translated into lay versions as well as local languages across Europe

4. Dec. 2017

What's on? Check out the EULAR Calendar!

To find out what's on in the world of rheumatology, take a look at the EULAR Calendar! From EULAR School of Rheumatology Courses, including EULAR Endorsed Courses through to external events in the world of rheumatology, take a look and mark your diary today!

News of November 2017

30. Nov. 2017

Last chance! EULAR HPR research grant applications

Every year EULAR funds one health professional research project in the field of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) that is in line with the mission, objectives and goals of EULAR. Projects will be funded up to a maximum of EUR 30,000. Application is now open - but hurry, it closes on 8 December!

23. Nov. 2017

EUREKA Bursary Opportunity: Under 40? Apply now!

Call for applications for the EUREKA Institute for Translational Medicine Certificate Programme is now open: EULAR is offering the possibility for two young rheumatologists to participate in 2018!

20. Nov. 2017

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Dr Gianluca Moroncini

Watch the video interview of Dr. Moroncini on 'The Importance of a new blood test to identify systemic sclerosis patients with active disease' which he presented at the EULAR Congress in Madrid, Spain, June 2017.

20. Nov. 2017

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Professor Bruno Fautrel, Université Pierre et Marie Curie

Prof. Fautrel presents 'Insights included the characteristic symptoms and signs of pre-RA' at the EULAR Congress 2017 in Madrid.

20. Nov. 2017

Stene Prize: My life with lupus… “Don’t stop me now”

Read Claudine Goyen's story about living with lupus in Belgium Flanders.

20. Nov. 2017

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Professor Vanessa Smith / Dr. Gianluca Moroncini

Watch the video interview of Prof. Smith and Dr. Moroncini on How new tools help early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis, which they presented at the EULAR Congress in Madrid, Spain, June 2017.

13. Nov. 2017

Stene Prize: Never be afraid to dream

Read Darina Kostiova's story about living with a rheumatic and musculoskeletal disease in Slovakia.

13. Nov. 2017

Stene Prize: 'Loves me, loves me not...'

Read the story of Triin Pobbol about living with polyarthritis in Estonia.
 

9. Nov. 2017

Take knowledge to your community with the EULAR Postgraduate Course!

Read Dr. Pandey's testimonial of how the EULAR Postgraduate Course in Belgrade, Serbia, is helping him to apply state of the art knowledge in science to his community of patients in India.

2. Nov. 2017

EULAR - European League Against Rheumatism Exclusive Interview: Professor Bruno Fautrel

Watch the video interview of Prof. Fautrel: 'Early therapeutic intervention for pre-rheumatoid arthritis patients significantly reduces risk of rheumatoid arthritis', which he presented at the EULAR Congress in Madrid, Spain, June 2017.

1. Nov. 2017

Happy Birthday EULAR from Professor Emery!

EULAR Past President Professor Paul Emery speaks about the positive developments within EULAR in recent years as he wishes the association a happy 70th birthday.

News of October 2017

31. Oct. 2017

EULAR School of Rheumatology: Course on Immunology

This course is offered every second year only. In 2018, it will take place in April in Lisbon, Portugal.

Sign up now for the EULAR Course on Immunology!

31. Oct. 2017

EULAR Educational Brochure - one book, all courses!

Check out the EULAR Educational Brochure: Make a contribution to your knowledge in rheumatology and to the lives of millions of people living with RMDs by choosing to participate in a EULAR Course.

 

26. Oct. 2017

NEW: EULAR RheumaMap summary

Got five minutes? Then invest your time in reading the EULAR RheumaMap summary, a four-page document designed to present the key facts and figures regarding the research roadmap to audiences, everywhere.

25. Oct. 2017

Looking back at EULAR 2017: Prof Gerd Burmester

Re-live the opening of the EULAR 2017 Congress in Madrid, Spain, June 2017, which started with a welcome from Professor Gerd Burmester.

24. Oct. 2017

EULAR Course on health economics

Register now for the EULAR Course on health economics! Health economics covers an important part of the assessment of the burden of disease. It has become an essential discipline to estimate the benefits and costs of health care interventions, and to explore how therapeutic innovations can be made available to physicians and patients.

24. Oct. 2017

Save the Date! EULAR Postgrad Course 2018

The EULAR Postgraduate Course in 2017 welcomed 93 participants from 34 countries to take part in the event held in Belgrade, Serbia. The 2018 Postrgraduate Course will take place 1-3 October, 2018, in Budapest, Hungary - save the date in your agenda today!

23. Oct. 2017

E-Breakthrough: Don’t Delay, Connect Today

In case you have not heard about EULAR’s important new campaign, don’t hesitate to find out more: Connect Today! The importance of early diagnosis of a rheumatic or musculoskeletal disease (RMD) cannot be over-stated. To avoid permanent damage, it is so important to start treatment as soon as possible.

20. Oct. 2017

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Professor Askling

Watch Professor Askling present at the EULAR Congress 2017, 'New data suggest no increased cancer risk for RA patients prescribed biological DMARDs'

18. Oct. 2017

Livestream: Watch #EULARBrussels2017!

The full livestream of the EULAR Brussels conference 2017 is now available. Watch debates, discussions, presentations and recommendations from the science, health professional and patient perspectives, as well as from the EU political angle, including a speech by a Member of the European Parliament.

18. Oct. 2017

Stene Prize: Meet the other essayists

Read the stories from Ludomila, Charlotte, Marjukka and Evdokia about living with a rheumatic disease in the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland and in Greece.

17. Oct. 2017

Press release: Investment beyond 2020

EULAR has called on the European Commission to maintain the EU’s position as global leader in health research. This includes continuing investment in research and developing a forward-looking agenda beyond the current research framework programme, Horizon 2020.

17. Oct. 2017

#EULARBrussels2017!

Dieter Wiek welcomes you to join EULAR in Brussels over livestream on 17 October 2017 to discuss the topic:

The future of research and innovation after Horizon 2020. Do we need a novel approach?

Follow #EULARBrussels2017 on Twitter and have your say!

 

 

16. Oct. 2017

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Professor Piet Geusens

Watch the video interview of Prof. Geusens speakin on "New class of drug significantly reduces spine fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis", which he presented at the EULAR Congress in Madrid, Spain, June 2017.

11. Oct. 2017

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Dr. Goulenok

Watch the video interview of Dr. Goulenok speaking on "Nurses crucial in improving uptake of life-saving vaccine in rheumatic patients", which she presented at the EULAR Congress in Madrid, Spain, June 2017.

11. Oct. 2017

EULAR voice on RMDs in Brussels

As secretariat of the European Parliament Interest Group on RMDs, EULAR co-organised the meeting 'Improving Access to Medicines for European Citizens' on 11 October in Brussels, Belgium.

9. Oct. 2017

One day you wake up and your life is different. In what way?

Read Maria Batziou's story about living with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Greece.

4. Oct. 2017

Gaining Control

Read Yasmin Hrusch's story about living with scleroderma and rheumatoid arthritis in Germany.

4. Oct. 2017

Welcome to the EULAR Quarterly Newsletter!

EULAR welcomes you to the autumn! Get ready for key October events and catch up with all the latest news and activities from the world of rheumatology and find out how you can get involved in activities and research that makes a difference to the lives of millions, everywhere.

2. Oct. 2017

EULAR Quiz in October!

Will you win a Swiss Caran D'Ache pen in August? Take the EULAR 70th Anniversary quiz and see!

2. Oct. 2017

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Dr. Karim Sacre

Watch the video interview of Dr. Sacre speaking on 'New blood test detects stroke and heart attack risk in lupus patients', which he presented at the EULAR Congress in Madrid, Spain, June 2017.

2. Oct. 2017

Voice of change: Celebrating advocacy at EULAR

EULAR Liaison Officer International Organisations, Mr. Neil Betteridge, celebrates EULAR's 70th Anniversary and highlights the many opportunities that the association has given rise to in the field of advocacy - an area without which rheumatology would not have a voice for change.

News of September 2017

22. Sep. 2017

EULAR press interview: Dr. Dreyer

Watch the video of Dr. Dreyer speaking on biological DMARD guidelines and how these may reduce the need for knee and hip replacements in rheumatoid arthritis, which she presented at the EULAR Congress in Madrid, Spain, June 2017.

21. Sep. 2017

EULAR call for campaign applications!

EULAR will award facilitation awards to support national implementation of the EULAR Campaign, ‘Don’t Delay, Connect Today’. Read more by clicking the link below to find out how your organisation can take part and promote the message of early diagnosis and access to care in your country.

18. Sep. 2017

Second EULAR EMEUNET Journal Club in 2017!

The second EULAR-EMEUNET Journal Club will be on 4th October 2017 at 8:30PM GMT / 9:30pm CET (duration 1 hour). Article: “Long-term dietary quality and risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis in women” by Hu. et al., published in the EULAR Journal, ARD.

15. Sep. 2017

Stene Prize Story

Babysteps: Read Ulrika Östberg's story about living with a rheumatic disease in Sweden.

12. Sep. 2017

Managing rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases — past, present and future

EULAR Executive Members Professors Burmester, Bijlsma, Cutolo and McInnes have written a paper, Managing rheumatic and
musculoskeletal diseases — past, present and future
, which has been published in Nature Reviews Rheumatology (nature.com).

11. Sep. 2017

EULAR Press Interview: Dr. Karim Sacre

Watch the video interview of Dr. Karim Sacre speaking on why traditional risk factors, such as the ‘Framingham score’, typically underestimate the risk of cardiovascular disease in lupus patients. Presented at the EULAR Congress 2017 in Madrid, Spain.

8. Sep. 2017

EULAR Online Courses September 2017 start!

Design your own e-learning schedule at EULAR! The EULAR Online Courses are open for registration in September, closing November. Once registered, and depending on the online course of your choice, you have between one to three years to complete the modules. E-learning at your fingertips - any time, any where! Sign up today!

7. Sep. 2017

Sign-up for the EULAR Postgraduate Course!

The EULAR Postgraduate Course will take place on 22 - 25 October, 2017, in Belgrade, Serbia.

Find out more and sign up today!

7. Sep. 2017

Your opinion counts at EULAR!

Renu Saigal has shared his experience of the EULAR App. On 7 September he wrote:

"What an app! Too pleased to see and use it. Whole rheumatology in your hand! Kindly continue this noble educating task forever. Beneficial for my patients.
Regards,
Renu"

6. Sep. 2017

EULAR 70th Anniversary: Mr. Marios Kouloumas

Mr. Marios Koloumas, EULAR Past Vice President representing PARE, celebrates EULAR's 70th Anniversary year and how the association has brought the voice of those living with RMDs to the attention of society at large across Europe - and beyond.

5. Sep. 2017

The power of words

Read Ludmila Tomášková's story about living with an RMD in the Czech Republic.

News of August 2017

31. Aug. 2017

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Professor Philip Conaghan

Watch the video interview of Professor Philip Conaghan speaking on why many patients with PsAs on currently available biologic therapies, including anti-TNF drugs, continue to experience moderate or severe pain. Recorded at the EULAR Congress in Madrid, Spain, June 2017.

29. Aug. 2017

Mens sana in corpore non sano

Read Philippe Wanufel's story about living with rheumatoid arthritis in Belgium.

24. Aug. 2017

Working with a rheumatic disease- my everyday life

Read Peter Andre Jensen's Story about living with rheumatoid arthritis in Norway.

23. Aug. 2017

EULAR Exclusive Interview: Dr. Kristensen on comorbidities in psoriatic arthritis

Watch the video of Dr. Lars Erik Kristensen speaking on the most common comorbidities in psoriatic arthritis, recorded at the EULAR Annual Congress of Rheumatology in 2017.

18. Aug. 2017

ARD: Contraceptive pill linked to lowered risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Taking the contraceptive pill, particularly for seven or more consecutive years, is linked to a lowered risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, finds research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD).

 

17. Aug. 2017

Register now! EULAR Online Courses 2017

EULAR Online Courses kick off in September 2017. A total of six courses are available - read more and take advantage of this e-learning opportunity in 2017!

16. Aug. 2017

Second EULAR EMEUNET Journal Club in 2017!

Join for the second EULAR EMEUNET Journal Club on 4 October 2017 at 8.30pm GMT / 21.30 hrs CET!

14. Aug. 2017

On aliens, records and pipe smoke

Read Maiken Brathe's Story about living with Polyarthritis in Germany.

14. Aug. 2017

EULAR Exclusive interview: Professor Seror and Professor Akar

Watch the video interview of Professor Seror and Professor Akar speaking on how the new study shows a link between passive smoking in childhood and Rheumatoid Arthritis, which they presented at the EULAR Congress in Madrid, Spain, June 2017.

4. Aug. 2017

EULAR Exclusive interview: Professor Mease and Professor Deodhar

Watch the video interview of Professor Mease and Professor Deodhar speaking on New effective treatments for psoriatic arthritis patients, which they represented at the EULAR Congress in Madrid, Spain, June 2017.

4. Aug. 2017

Overcoming the challenges of getting around with a musculoskeletal disease

Read Margarida Espanha's Story and her tips and advice about living with Osteoarthritis.

1. Aug. 2017

EULAR Young PARE Member on the 70th Anniversary

Simon Stones, EULAR Young PARE member, speaks about EULAR's 70th Anniversary. Go to the EULAR Video Archive to watch the video.

News of July 2017

27. Jul. 2017

EULAR Exclusive interview: Professor Cécile Gaujoux-Viala

Watch the video interview of Professor Cécile Gaujoux-Viala speaking on Excess risk of CV events in RA patients decreased, which she represented at the EULAR Congress in Madrid, Spain, June 2017.

20. Jul. 2017

EULAR Exclusive interview: Professor Raphaèle Seror

Watch the video interview of Professor Raphaèle Seror speaking on the topic of the effects of passive smoking on children and the increased risk of their developing rheumatoid arthritis through this, which she represented at the EULAR Congress in Madrid, Spain, June 2017.

19. Jul. 2017

e-Breakthrough Special Issue - Madrid 2017

Read the e-Breakthrough July 2017 from the 18th EULAR Annual European Congress of Rheumatology 2017, which took place in Madrid.

13. Jul. 2017

EULAR interview with Professor Servet Akar

Watch the video interview of Professor Servet Akar speaking on smoking and ankylosing spondylitis, which she presented at the EULAR Congress in Madrid, Spain, June 2017.

13. Jul. 2017

EULAR Interview: Professor Cécile Gaujoux-Viala

Watch EULAR's video interview with Professor Cécile Gaujoux-Viala, who speaks on the topic of possible explanations for a reduction in CV risk in RA patients, researched since the start of the 21st Century; presented at the EULAR Congress in Madrid, Spain, June 2017.

10. Jul. 2017

Stene Prize competition 2018

"My personal champion - supporting my everday life with a rheumatic and musculoskelatal disease (RMD)"

The topic for the 2018 competition has been announced - read more on the EULAR Stene Prize page.

10. Jul. 2017

EULAR Quarterly Newsletter July 2017

Get up to date on all the latest EULAR activities that have taken place over the last three months. From the EULAR congress in Madrid, Spain, in June to the launch of the EULAR School of Rheumtology, as well as the EULAR Campaign 'Don't Delay, Connect Today!' and a new Editor for its journal, the ARD, EULAR has had a busy set of months that are of benefit to all!

 

6. Jul. 2017

Breakthrough Newsletter 2017: Consolidating for the future

The EULAR Breakthrough Newsletter 2017 is now available on the EULAR website.

6. Jul. 2017

EULAR School of Rheumatology Launch A 'Benefit to Humanity'

New ‘one roof structure’ for EULAR educational offerings, services and products gives international rheumatology community access to cutting-edge continued professional development.

5. Jul. 2017

Interview of Prof. Lories available on MedTech Week website!

On the move: science has transformed arthritis and rheumatism care – what’s next?

The 70 years since the foundation of EULAR – the European League Against Rheumatism – have witnessed major advances in how we manage arthritis and rheumatism.

5. Jul. 2017

New Editor for Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

BMJ, a leading healthcare knowledge provider, is pleased to announce Josef Smolen as the new editor of Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD).

ARD is the top ranked journal in the field of rheumatology with an impact factor of 12.811.

News of June 2017

26. Jun. 2017

EULAR contributes 70 years to the field of RMDs

EULAR has released a press release to international media circles in celebration of its 70th anniversary.

Read the text and comments from EULAR President Prof. Gerd Burmester and President-elect Prof. Johannes Bijlsma.

22. Jun. 2017

EULAR Campaign: Don't Delay, Connect Today

The EULAR Campaign, Don't Delay, Connect Today, encompasses the three pillars of the association, scientific, health professionals and patient organisations. It was launched in Madrid, Spain, in mid-June.

Find information toolkits on the dedicated webpage, watch the video and get involved!

22. Jun. 2017

Professor McInnes wishes EULAR a happy 70th birthday

EULAR Treasurer Professor Iain McInnes wishes EULAR a very happy birthday on turning 70.

1. Jun. 2017

EULAR launches 'RheumaMap’ in EU Parliament in Brussels

In a meeting of the Interest Group on Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases (RMDs), the “Research Roadmap to transform the lives of people with Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases” was launched in the European Parliament.

News of May 2017

23. May. 2017

Happy birthday EULAR from Professor Fonseca

Professor João Fonseca, EULAR Scientific Chair, celebrates 70 years of the association and its contribution to the scientific community.

23. May. 2017

Join the EULAR Annual Congress in June, Madrid

The EULAR Annual Congress will take place in June in Madrid between 14-17 June, 2017. The scientific programme is now available online.

Check out the congress website to find out more about this key annual event in the international rheumatology calendar!

 

12. May. 2017

Ten facts about RMDs

Did you know that RMDs are among the most prevalent diseases and that there are many myths and misconceptions about arthritis?

Read more on the EULAR factsheet.

2. May. 2017

EULAR-EMEUNET JC Article announced

This collaborative project is launching soon with our first online Twitter Journal Club which will take place on:
24th May 2017 at 8pm GMT/ 9pm CET. Found out more about which article will be discussed by clicking on the link below.

2. May. 2017

Participate now in the EULAR May Quiz!

Will you win a Swiss brand Caran d'Ache pen in May?

Take part in the monthly EULAR quiz which run throughout 2017 to mark the 70th anniversary year of EULAR.

News of April 2017

4. Apr. 2017

Take the EULAR June quiz and win!

Will you win a Swiss brand Caran d'Ache pen in June?

Take the EULAR quiz in April and test your knowledge on EULAR's public affairs activities.

3. Apr. 2017

EULAR Quarterly Newsletter

EULAR has released a quarterly newsletter. Find out more about activities at EULAR since the beginning of year as the association celebrates its milestone 70th Anniversary.

News of March 2017

31. Mar. 2017

Join the EULAR-EMEUNET Journal Club!

EULAR and EMEUNET will hold a first Journal Club meeting on 24 May 2017 at 8pm GMT / 2100 hrs CET.

This new educational initiative is hosted by EMEUNET and EULAR - come along and join the club!

28. Mar. 2017

True life story with Lupus

Claudine Goyens from Belgium was diagnosed with lupus - this has given her the ability to manage her life to the full.

24. Mar. 2017

EULAR Immunology course: 2018

Sign up for the 2nd EULAR Immunology course,  6-7 April 2018, in Lisbon, Portugal!

This is a selective course, with competitive admission, for young rheumatologists and rheumatology researchers with a confirmed interest in immunology.

 

24. Mar. 2017

Stene Prize Award 2017

The Stene Prize 2017 has been awarded to Stefanie Hulst from the Netherlands. Read her story, 'Diagnosis from the perspective of a child', as well as the essays from second and third prize winners from Denmark and Hungary, respectively.

21. Mar. 2017

EULAR: New RMD Description

EULAR has a new description of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) - download for immediate use!

16. Mar. 2017

Do you qualify for an education bursary in 2017?

A substantial number of bursaries will be awarded in 2017 for different events and EULAR courses to people who would otherwise not be able to attend the event in question. The amount granted by EULAR each year is in the region of Euros 200,000.

1. Mar. 2017

Call for proposals: ACR and EULAR

The ACR and EULAR are accepting proposals for new collaborative projects in the areas of classification and response criteria. A Declaration of Interest, project outline, disclosure, and CV must be submitted via email by May 3. Funding for projects becomes available in July 2018.

News of February 2017

23. Feb. 2017

EULAR at Portuguese Parliament

EULAR will today bring the topic of RMDs to the attention of Portuguese politicians and media at a roundtable discussion in Lisbon.

Follow the day on the EULAR Facebook and Twitter channels:

www.facebook.com/eular.org/

https://twitter.com/eular_org

 

22. Feb. 2017

New RMD description

EULAR has a new description of rheumatic and musculoskeleatal diseases.

Click on the link below to download the description - for use with immediate effect!

 

 

 

16. Feb. 2017

PARE Conference 2017: Watch the Live Stream!

Join the PARE Conference 2017 in Lisbon Portugal via Live Stream!

2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the PARE Conference system. Filled with keynote addresses and workshops, the event, held between 23-26 February, offers the opportunity for discussion, debate and a time to look to the future - together.

(Note that viewers in Germany will need to use the separate, Germany-only live stream provided)

15. Feb. 2017

Meet the Stene Prize 2017 Jury

Every year, the Stene Prize is awarded to the person with a rheumatic or musculoskeletal disease (RMD) who submits the best essay describing his or her individual experience of living with their condition.

The annual award of the Stene Prize will take place in March 2017.

Now it's time to meet the jury!

9. Feb. 2017

Health Professional Session Proposal Amsterdam 2018

The EULAR Health Professionals (HP) Program Planning Committee seeks proposals for HP sessions for the Annual European Congress EULAR 2018 in Amsterdam that will be interesting and relevant to the HP community in Europe. Submission deadline 31 March 2017

2. Feb. 2017

"EULAR is ageing well!"

"Like a good wine, EULAR is ageing well!"

EULAR Past President Professor
Maurizio Cutolo wishes EULAR a happy 70th birthday.

 

 

2. Feb. 2017

Professor Iagnocco on EULAR turning 70

To celebrate its 70th year, EULAR Chair of Education and Training Professor Annamaria Iagnocco speaks about the association's work in supporting the development of the area of rheumatology to 2017.

News of January 2017

27. Jan. 2017

EULAR Congress Abstract Submission Ends 31.01.2017

Last calls are now out for Abstract Submission for the EULAR Congress 2017, to be held 14th-17th June in Madrid.


Note: Abstracts can only be submitted online via the online abstract submission system.


Find out more on the Abstract webpage.

26. Jan. 2017

EULAR Imaging Course: Join us in Lisbon!

For Rheumatology trainees and Rheumatologists, this is a comprehensive new course on conventional radiography, magnetic resonance (MR), computerized tomography (CT) and ultrasonography (US).

Join us in Lisbon, Portugal, from 30 March to 1 April, 2017

25. Jan. 2017

2017 Breakthrough for PARE

Read the latest e-newsletter from the EULAR patient network, PARE.

Published three times a year, Breakthrough carries reports on social and political activities by the patient networks across Europe.

25. Jan. 2017

EULAR Online Education: Watch the testimonial here!

Find out in our Education section how you can shape your professional future: Watch the video testimonial and browse the EULAR online course section

 

20. Jan. 2017

70 years fighting Rheumatic Diseases – with success

Professor Johannes Bijlsma, EULAR President elect, celebrates 70 years of EULAR: "Thirty years ago I saw wheelchairs everywhere in the department I worked in - today, I see none". Watch the video and find out how EULAR has contributed to this ground-breaking change for society at large.

11. Jan. 2017

Take the EULAR 70th anniversary quiz and win!

To celebrate 70 years, EULAR invites you to take part in its monthly quiz during 2017, which offers monthly prizes. 

Open to all - no specialist knowledge necessary!

5. Jan. 2017

EULAR Professors and Rob Spence (Australian/Swiss comedian) to animate attendees of new EULAR Teaching Seminar during EULAR 70th Anniversary Year!

"It is our aim to train future leaders by enabling them to engage learners more effectively and share our new EULAR teaching style and spirit"
28-29 April in Prague, CZ
This seminar is free of cost - incl. one night accommodation and all meals
Limited to 50 attendees

News of December 2016

14. Dec. 2016

Celebrating 70 years in 2017: EULAR President looks to the future

In a video address, Professor Gerd Burmester, EULAR President, looks to 2017 - the year in which celebrations will take place to mark the 70th anniversary of EULAR's work in providing and facilitating high quality educational offering for physicians, health professionals in rheumatology and people with rheumatic and musculoskelatal diseases.

News of October 2016

11. Oct. 2016

Latest e-Breakthrough is out!

Read all latest news from EULAR Standing Committe of People with Arthritis/Rheumatism in Europe, in the World Arthritis Day editon. 

11. Oct. 2016

The Future is in your hands - WAD2016

To celebrate WAD2016, EULAR has launched ‘The Future in your Hands’ – a social media campaign thorough #WADStory asking people to share their stories about how they have taken action to live their life to the fullest with a RMD. Watch the final results. 

4. Oct. 2016

EULAR calls for ambitious EU health and safety legislation by the end of 2016

A key concern voiced at #EULARbrussels2016 on the occasion of WAD in Brussels was that lower working standards in order to cut `red tape´ could be counterproductive and further increase the already huge burden of rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions in the workplace.

 

3. Oct. 2016

Apply now for a EULAR HP research grant

Every year EULAR funds one health professional (HP) research project in the field of RMDs that is in line with the mission, objectives and goals of EULAR. Projects will be funded up to a maximum of EUR 30,000.

News of September 2016

21. Sep. 2016

WHO recognises the importance of promoting musculoskeletal health

WHO Europe recognises the importance of promoting musculoskeletal health to prevent and treat the greatest cause of disability in Europe. Support the Call for Action and sign our e-petition.

19. Sep. 2016

Get ready for EULAR Congress 2017

Check out all information you need to attend our next congress 14-17 June in Madrid, Spain. #EULAR2017 registration and abstract submission start on 1 October. 

19. Sep. 2016

EULAR Case Study

How effective is the involvement of patients at medical meetings? Learn the EULAR case study written by our EULAR Liaison Officer International Organisations, Neil Betteridge. 

News of August 2016

15. Aug. 2016

Check the new EULAR Ultrasound Scanning app

A new comprehensive digital technical manual of image acquisition in rheumatologic ultrasound. This illustrated portable tool displays the procedures for ultrasound assessment of the principal joint areas and other anatomic regions.

News of July 2016

21. Jul. 2016

Stene Prize competition 2017 in now on!

"Early diagnosis and access to care in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) - the ideal world and the reality - my personal story" is the new theme of our Stene Prize 2017 competition. If you would like to send your essay, please read carefully the instrucctions. Deadline is 31 December 2016. 

21. Jul. 2016

New EULAR recommendations now available

EULAR revised recommendations for the management of fibromyalgia are now published. Check this revised report and learn the conclusions from a working group of 18 members from 12 European countries. 

News of June 2016

9. Jun. 2016

Welcome to the EULAR School of Rheumatology

EULAR is proud to introduce the EULAR School of Rheumatology. From January 2017, all EULAR education offers under a new roof. Pre-register and request further
information to learn all benefits and details

News of April 2016

28. Apr. 2016

Welcome to the EULAR Outcomes Measures Library!

This website aims to be a comprehensive database of validated patient-reported instruments (indices, questionnaires, scales, or others) used in rheumatology. 

28. Apr. 2016

Join the EULAR Postgraduate Course in Prague

The 17th EULAR Postgraduate Course will take place in Prague, 23 - 26  October 2016. Register and apply for a bursary before 14 September.  

News of January 2016

19. Jan. 2016

Learn all about EULAR lay recommendations

EULAR now provides lay summaries of all recommendations, in English, and calls on all interested organisations to disseminate them and encourage the translation of these lay versions on their own language.