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

IL-6 blockers may usher in ‘new era’ of giant cell arteritis treatment

April 28, 2018
BOSTON — New and emerging treatment strategies, including the anti-interleukin-6 agent tocilizumab, have established a “new era” of…
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Biosimilars drastically reduced costs, expanded availability in Europe

April 28, 2018
BOSTON — Biosimilar competition in Europe has significantly decreased the cost of medication, and has not only increased biosimilar…
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Chromoendoscopy can improve dysplasia detection in IBD

April 28, 2018
BOSTON – Chromoendoscopy used in conjunction with targeted biopsies helps maximize detection of dysplasia in patients with inflammatory bowel…
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Patients with multiple autoimmune diseases have unique concerns, physician needs

April 28, 2018
BOSTON — Rheumatologists need to do more to better understand the unique burdens and frustrations experienced by patients with multiple…
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IBD prognosis must be considered to optimize therapy, expert says

April 27, 2018
BOSTON — Recognizing potential disease severity rather than exclusively focusing on current symptoms will be key in the future treatment of…
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CANTOS: 'Inflammation is the new cholesterol' to reduce CV risk

April 27, 2018
BOSTON — The recently published results of the CANTOS trial, which demonstrated that targeting inflammation significantly improved…
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Epigenetic modifications could lead to new IMID biomarkers, therapies

April 27, 2018
BOSTON — Advances in the understanding of epigenetic modifications — changes in gene activity without changes in DNA sequencing —…
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IAS 2018: Advances, collaboration in immune-mediated inflammatory diseases

April 26, 2018
BOSTON — Rheumatologists, gastroenterologists, dermatologists, immunologists and other health care providers who care for patients with…
In the Journals

Top five stories from Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit

March 31, 2017
Healio Rheumatology features the top stories from the Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit. More of Healio Rheumatology’s live coverage…
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Gabriel describes how to create value-based care in rheumatology

March 29, 2017
NEW YORK — At the Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit, Sherine E. Gabriel, MD, MSc, discussed the following seven ways to create value-based…