Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit

Healio brings you the highlights from Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from IAS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
Meeting News

Rheumatologists should not 'ignore' immunogenicity, benefit of background therapies

April 16, 2019
CHICAGO — Rheumatologists would do well to expand their knowledge about immunogenicity and learn how to mitigate its effects, according to…
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Biosimilar uptake stunted despite greater competition, lower costs

April 12, 2019
CHICAGO — The availability of biosimilars introduces market competition that reduces the cost of biosimilars, even in situations where the…
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Few studies address impact of diet on rheumatic IMIDs

April 11, 2019
CHICAGO — There is a dearth of research evaluating the effects of diet and nutrition on rheumatic immune-mediated inflammatory diseases, and…
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New PsA therapies not superior to established treatments, lag behind psoriasis responses

April 10, 2019
CHICAGO — Although rheumatologists have enjoyed an improved understanding of the pathogenesis of psoriatic arthritis, none of the newer drugs…
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VIDEO: Surgery delay leads to complications in severe ulcerative colitis

April 9, 2019
CHICAGO — In this exclusive video from the 2019 Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit, Adam Cheifetz, MD, director of the Center for…
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VIDEO: ‘Explosion’ of IBD therapies has gastroenterologists evaluating how to best sequence treatments

April 8, 2019
CHICAGO — In this exclusive video from the 2019 Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit, David T. Rubin, MD, section chief of Gastroenterology…
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Collaboration between ophthalmologists, rheumatologists needed for immunosuppression

April 8, 2019
CHICAGO — Rheumatologists should make greater efforts to collaborate with ophthalmologists to better care for patients with inflammatory and…
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VIDEO: Treatment in IBD remains impersonal

April 8, 2019
CHICAGO — In this exclusive video from the Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit, Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, medical director of the Digestive…
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Emerging therapies show renewed ‘hope on the horizon’ for EGPA

April 7, 2019
CHICAGO — The emergence of interleukin-5 inhibitors and omalizumab as potential treatments for eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis…
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VIDEO: The right transition to adult care empowers patients

April 7, 2019
CHICAGO — In this exclusive video from the Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit, Anita Afzali, MD, medical director of the Inflammatory Bowel…