American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ACR, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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VIDEO: Interferon-induced APOL1 over-expression linked to autophagic dysfunction

December 1, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Ashira Blazer, MD, discussed a study in which the researchers hypothesized…
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VIDEO: No increased cardiovascular risk among RA patients who start tocilizumab

November 30, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Seoyoung Kim, MD, ScD, MSCE, discussed a study examining the…
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VIDEO: Quantiferon testing in a lupus clinical trial

November 30, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Niti Goel, MD, discussed a post hoc analysis evaluating the utility of the…
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Abituzumab may be potential treatment for scleroderma

November 30, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Abituzumab has the potential to block TGF-beta-induced fibroblast to myofibroblast transition, and deter fibrosis development…
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VIDEO: Rituximab retreatment not linked to higher serious infection rate

November 29, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Dimitrios A. Pappas, MD, spoke about research into the rate of serious…
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Effusion-synovitis worsens cartilage damage in OA patients with meniscal tear

November 28, 2017
In patients with osteoarthritis and meniscal tear, the presence or persistence of effusion-synovitis appears to be associated with progression of…
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Tailored, systematic rituximab regimens have similar relapse rates in ANCA-associated vasculitis

November 28, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis, rituximab infusions customized to ANCA status do not appear to yield different relapse…
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VIDEO: Pain as a predictor of receiving joint replacement

November 28, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, C. Kent Kwoh, MD, spoke about research on symptoms among patients with…
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Tissue analysis with cytometry may help develop new RA therapies

November 27, 2017
SAN DIEGO – A novel tool that uses cytometry to assess the cellular and molecular profiles of synovial tissue and peripheral blood may lead to…

Novel method to harvest viable cells allows for centralized RA research

November 27, 2017
SAN DIEGO — A new method for harvesting viable cells from cryopreserved tissue samples could give researchers a model for collecting and…