Session Type: ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions

Sunday, October 18, 2009

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Human Etiology and Pathogenesis
Jacob B. Natvig, MD, Inst Immunology, The National Hospital, Oslo, NOR, George C. Tsokos, MD, Medicine/Rheumatology, Harvard Med Schl Beth Israel, Boston, MA, Marianna M. Newkirk, PhD, Medicine, McGill University Health Centr, Montreal and David Wofsy, M.D., Arthritis-Immunology (VAMC 111R), University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Clinical Aspects of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus-Varied Topics
J. Yazdany, MD, MPH, Rheumatology, UCSF, SF, CA, Martin Aringer, M.D., Rheumatology, Medicine III, University Clinical Center, Technical University Dresden, Dresden, Germany, K. H. Costenbader, MD, MPH, Rheumatology, Immunology & Allergy, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA and D.L. Kamen, M.D., MS, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Medical Univ South Carolina, Charleston, SC
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Fibromyalgia and Soft Tissue Disorders I-Diagnosis and Management
Don L. Goldenberg, MD, Chief, Rheumatology, Newton-Wellesley Hosp, Newton, MA, Mary-Ann Fitzcharles, MBChB, MGH, Montreal, QC, Canada, Robert S. Katz, M.D., Rheumatology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL and Philip Mease, M.D., Swedish Medical Ctr/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Genomics of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Nan Shen, MD, Dept of Rheumatology, Renji Hospital, JiaoTong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China, Robert M. Plenge, MD, PhD, Rheumatology, Brigham and Women's Hosp, Boston, MA, John Harley, M, Arthritis and Immunology, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK and Frank C. Arnett, M.D., Internal Medicine/Rheumatology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Inflammatory Myopathies: Bench Discoveries, Clinical Insights and Novel Therapies
Chester V. Oddis, MD, Rheum/Clinical Immunology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, Dana P. Ascherman, MD, Medicine/Rheumatology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, Frederick W. Miller, M.D., PhD, Environmental Autoimmunity Group, NIEHS, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD and Ingrid E. Lundberg, MD, PhD, Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Osteoporosis: Clinical Aspects and Treatment
Chad L. Deal, MD, Orthopedic Rheumatology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Shaker Heights, OH and Anthony D. Woolf, FRCP, MBBS, Rheumatology Dept, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro Cornwall
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Aspects: Co-morbidity - Prevention and Prevalence
Vivian P. Bykerk, FRCP, FRCP(C), FRCPC, MD, Department of Rheumatology, Mt Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada, George D. Kitas, FRCP, MD, PhD, Rheumatology, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Dudley, United Kingdom, Deborah P.M. Symmons, arc Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, United Kingdom and Eric L. Matteson, MD, MPH, Division of Rheumatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Scleroderma and Fibrosing Diseases: Clinical Trials and Outcomes
Dinesh Khanna, MD, MSc, Division of Rheumatology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, Maureen D. Mayes, MD, MPH, Internal Medicine - Rheumatology, Univ of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, Shervin Assassi, MD, Internal Medicine/Rheumatology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX and Sergio A. Jimenez, MD, Scleroderma Center, Thomas Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia, PA

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Epidemiology and Health Services
John D. FitzGerald, MD, PhD, Rheumatology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, Rachelle Buchbinder, FRAC, MBBS, PhD, Suite 41, Cabrini Medical Center, Malvern, Australia, Rowland W. Chang, MD, MPH, Dept Preventive Med, Northwestern Univ, Chicago, IL and Shikha Mittoo, FRCP(C), MD, MHS, Rheumatology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Inflammatory Diseases of Childhood: Genetics and Pathogenesis
Calvin B. Williams, M.D., Pediatrics/MACC Fund Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, Polly J. Ferguson, MD, Dept of Pediatrics--Rheum, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, Bryce A. Binstadt, M.D., PhD, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN and Melissa E. Elder, MD, PhD, Pediatrics, Univ of Florida, Gainesville, FL
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Insights from Innate Immunity
Arthur M. Krieg, M.D., Pfizer, Cambridge, MA, Gary A. Koretzky, M.D., PhD, Pathology & Laboratory Med, Univ Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA and Harris R. Perlman, PhD, Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Osteoarthritis Epidemiology & Imaging
Tuhina Neogi, FRCPC, MD, PhD, Clinical Epidemiology, Boston Univ Schl of Med, Boston, MA, Flavia Cicuttini, MBBS, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia and Felix Eckstein, MD, Institute of Anatomy & Musculoskeletal Research, Paracelsus Medical Unversity & Chondrometrics Gmbh, Salzburg, Austria
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy: Biologic Therapy
Eric M. Ruderman, MD, Div of Rheumatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, Daniel Aletaha, MD, Department of Internal Medicine III; Division of Rheumatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Vibeke Strand, M.D., Division of Immunology, Stanford University, Portola Valley, CA and Richard W. Martin, M.D., MA, Medicine, Rheumatology, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Vasculitis I
Alfred Mahr, MD, PhD, Internal Medicine, Hospital Cochin, Paris, France, Robert Spiera, MD, Rheumatology, HSS, New York, NY, David Jayne, FRCP, M.D., Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom and Steven Ytterberg, M.D., Rheumatology Division, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Monday, October 19, 2009

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Angiogenesis, Cell Trafficking, and Cell Retention: The Dynamics of Inflammation
Paul P. Tak, MD, PhD, Div. of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands and Douglas J. Veale, FRCPI, MD, Rheumatology, St Vincents University Hospital, Dublin 4, Ireland
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Anti-Citrullinated Protein Antibodies in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Lars Klareskog, MD, PhD, Department of Medicine, Unit of Rheumatology, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden and Iain B. McInnes, FRCP, PhD, Immunology, Infection and Inflammation, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Etiology and Pathogenesis of Spondyloarthritis
Robert A. Colbert, MD, PhD, NIAMS/NIH, Bethesda, MD, Robert D. Inman, MD, Rheumatology, Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada, Joel D. Taurog, M.D., Dept Int Med-Rheum Dis Div, U-Texas SW Med Ctr, Dallas, TX and Georg Schett, MD, Department of Internal Medicine 3 and Institute for Clinical Immunology, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Health Services/Epidemiology:Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Karen H. Costenbader, MD, MPH, Rheumatology, Immunology & Allergy, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, L. Mandl, FRCP(C), FRCPC, MD, MPH, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY and Elizabeth W. Karlson, M.D., Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Imaging - Clinical Applications
Philip G. Conaghan, MBBS, PhD, Section of Musculoskeletal Disease, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom, Berna Goker, M.D., Internal Medicine-Rheumatology, Gazi University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey and David C. Salonen, M, M.D., Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Orthopedics, Low Back Pain and Rehabilitation
B. L. Jonas, M.D., Thurston Arthritis Research Ct, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC and Joseph J. Biundo, MD, Metarie, LA
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Aspects: Early Arthritis
Jonathan Kay, M, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, U of Mass Med School, Worcester, MA, Eric L. Matteson, MD, MPH, Division of Rheumatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Bernard Combe, MD, PhD, Rhumatologie, Immuno-Rhumatologie, Hopital Lapeyronie, Montpellier, France and S. Louis Bridges Jr., MD, PhD, Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, UAB, Birmingham, AL
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Scleroderma and Fibrosing Diseases: Epidemiology and Prognostic Considerations
Marco Matucci-Cerinic, MD, PhD, Dept of Medicine/Div of Rheum, University of Florence, Firenze, Italy, Murray Baron, MD, Pavillion A, Rm 216, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada, Francesco Del Galdo, MD, PhD, Scleroderma Center and Jefferson Institute of Molecular Medicine, Thomas Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia, PA and Sergio A. Jimenez, MD, Scleroderma Center, Thomas Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia, PA

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Advanced Therapeutic Targeting In Experimental Arthritis
Florence Apparailly, PhD, Inserm u844, Montpellier, France, Alison Finnegan, PhD, Dept of Medicine, Rush University Med Ctr, Chicago, IL, Kurt Redlich, MD, Med Univ Vienna, Vienna, Austria and Ernest Brahn, MD, Dept of Medicine, Div of Rheum, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Clinical Aspects of the Antiphospholipid Syndrome
R.A. Levy, MD, Internal Medicine, HUPE-UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Eyal Muscal, M.D., MS, Pediatric Rheumatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, Pier Luigi Meroni, M.D., Int Medicine, University of Milan, Milan, Italy and Barry L. Myones, MD, TCH Pediatric Rheum Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Education
Robert A. Kalish, MD, Div of Rheumatology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA and Deana M. Lazaro, MD, Rheumatology, Box 42, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Genetics and Genomics of Rheumatic Diseases
Betty P. Tsao, PhD, Medicine/Rheumatology, Division of Rheumatology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, John D. Reveille, MD, Internal Medicine/Rheumatology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX and Robert M. Plenge, MD, PhD, Brookline, MA
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Miscellaneous Rheumatic and Inflammatory Diseases
Christopher R. Morris, MD, Arthritis Associates, Kingsport, TN, John A. Goldman, MD, # 293, Medical Quarters, Atlanta, GA and Kristine M. Lohr, MD, MS, Rheumatology Div, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Molecular Modulation of Gene Expression
Alisa E. Koch, M, Internal Medicine, Veteran's Affairs and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Elena Neumann, PhD, Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen and Kerckhoff-Clinic, 61231 Bad Nauheim, Germany, Steffen Gay, MD, Ctr Exp Rheum, Univ Hosp Zurich / Zurich Ctr Integr Hum Physiol (ZIHP), Zurich, Switzerland and Kusuki Nishioka, MD, Institute of Medical Science, St Marianna University, Kawasaki Kanagawa, Japan
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Reproductive Issues in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
M. Clowse, MD, MPH, Rheumatology, Duke University, Durham, NC, E.F. Chakravarty, MS, Immunology and Rheumatology, Stanford Health Services/Blake Wilbur Clinic, Palo Alto, CA, Heikki Julkunen, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland and D.L. Kamen, MD, MS, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Medical Univ South Carolina, Charleston, SC
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Aspects: Outcomes and Outcome Measures
Jon T. Giles, MD, MPH, Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, Elena Massarotti, M, Div of Rheumatology, Section of Clinical Sciences, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, Vivian P. Bykerk, FRCP, FRCP(C), FRCPC, MD, Department of Rheumatology, Mt Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada and Joan M. Bathon, M.D., Div of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Spondyloarthritis: Treatment
Arthur Kavanaugh, MD, U of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, Elaine Husni, M.D., MPH, Rheumatology Dept A50, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, Christopher Ritchlin, MD, MPH, Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatololgy Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY and Walter P. Maksymowych, FRCP(C), Medical Research Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Systemic Sclerosis, Fibrosing Syndromes, and Raynaud's - Pathogenesis, Animal Models and Genetics
Sergio A. Jimenez, MD, Scleroderma Center, Thomas Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia, PA and Robert Lafyatis, M.D., Rheumatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Infection-related Rheumatic Disease
Alan Hudson, PhD, Immunology and Microbiology, School of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Tore K. Kvien, MD, PhD, Dept of Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, Norway, Marjatta Leirisalo-Repo, MD, PhD, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland and Andrew C. Keat, FRCP, M.D., Rheumatology, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, United Kingdom
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Molecular Mechanisms in Cartilage and Bone Pathophysiology
Johanne Martel-Pelletier, PhD, Osteoarthritis Research Unit, University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM), Notre-Dame Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada, Tariq M. Haqqi, MPhil, PhD, Department of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, Mary B. Goldring, PhD, Research Division, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY and Richard F. Loeser Jr., MD, Section Of Molecular Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Quality Measures and Innovations in Practice Management and Care Delivery
Larry G. Anderson, MD, Ambulatory EMR, MaineHealth, Falmouth, ME, Steven S. Overman, MD, MPH, Rheumatoogy, The Seattle Arthritis Clinic, Seattle, WA, J. Timothy Harrington, MD, Rheumatology Section, Univ of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI and Eric Newman, MD, Department of Rheumatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy: Novel Therapies in the Pipeline
Jerry A. Molitor, MD, PhD, Rheumatic/Autoimmunie Diseas, Univ of MN MMC108, Minneapolis, MN and Johannes W. J. Bijlsma, MD, PhD, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Outcomes-Cardiovascular and Other Outcomes
I. N. Bruce, FRCP, MD, arc Epidemiology Unit, arc Epidemiology Unit, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, D.L. Kamen, MD, Medical Univ South Carolina, Charleston, SC, Alexandre E. Voskuyl, M.D., PhD, Rheumatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands and Martin Aringer, M.D., Rheumatology, Medicine III, University Clinical Center, Technical University Dresden, Dresden, Germany

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Osteoarthritis Therapeutics and Clinical Aspects
Tuhina Neogi, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Clinical Epidemiology, Boston Univ Schl of Med, Boston, MA, Nigel K. Arden, M, NIHR Biomedical Research Unit, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom, Timothy McAlindon, MD, MPH, Division of Rheumatology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA and Ingemar F. Petersson, PhD, Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Musculoskeletal Research Center, Lund, Sweden
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Pathogenesis of Gout, Allopurinol Dosing, the Hypouricemic Effect of Milk, and the Mortality Impact of Gout
Nicola Dalbeth, FRACP, MD, Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, M. A. Becker, MD, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Dorian O. Haskard, DM, FRCP, Rheumatology, Imperial College, London and Peter A. Simkin, M.D., Div of Rheumatology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy: Safety
Eric M. Ruderman, MD, Div of Rheumatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, Daniel Aletaha, MD, Department of Internal Medicine III; Division of Rheumatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, John RP Tesser, MD, AZ Arthritis Rheum Assoc, Paradise Valley, AZ and Kathryn Hobbs, M.D., Denver Arthritis Clinic, Denver, CO
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Sjögren's Syndrome
Athanasios G. Tzioufas, MD, Department of Pathophysiology, School of Medicine, National University of Athens, Athens, Steven E. Carsons, MD, Div of Rheumatology, Winthrop Univ Hospital, Mineola, NY, Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, M.D., Department of Pathophysiology, Medical School of Athens, Athens, Greece and Jill P. Buyon, MD, Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
T cells in Autoimmune Diseases
Terri H. Finkel, MD, PhD, Pediatrics/Rheumatology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Philip L. Cohen, MD, Rheumatology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, Antonio La Cava, MD, PhD, Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA and Pierre Youinou, DSc, MD, Immunology, Brest University Medical School Hospital, Brest, France
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Vasculitis II
Peter A. Merkel, MD, MPH1, Raashid Luqmani, DM, FRCP, MBBS, BMedSc2, Eric L. Matteson, MD, MPH3 and Gene G. Hunder, M.D.3, (1)Boston University, Boston, MA(2)Rheumatology, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, United Kingdom(3)Division of Rheumatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
B-Cell Biology and Targets in Autoimmune Disease
Chaim Putterman, MD, Division of Rheumatology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, Maurizio Cutolo, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genova, Research Laboratory and Academic Unit of Clinical Rheumatology, Genova, Italy, Yehuda Shoenfeld, Center for Autoimmune Diseases and Dept. of Medicine B, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel and Pier Luigi Meroni, M.D., Int Medicine, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Fibromyalgia and Soft Tissue Disorders II-Central Nervous System
Philip Mease, MD, Swedish Medical Center and Univ of Washington, Seattle, WA, David Williams, PhD, Anesthesiology and Medicine (Rheumatology), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Gary J. Macfarlane, MD, PhD, Epidemiology Group/Public Hlth, Univ of Aberdeen, Aberdeen and Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini, M.D., Rheumatology, L. Sacco University Hospital, Milano, Italy
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Imaging - New Frontiers
Lawrence M. White, M, M.D., Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, John A. Carrino, MD, MPH, Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD and Mikkel Ostergaard, MD, Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Pediatric Rheumatology - Pathogenesis and Outcomes
C. Egla Rabinovich, MD, Pediatric Rheumatology, Duke Univ Med Ctr, Durham, NC, Peter A. Nigrovic, M.D., Rheumatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA and Stacy P. Ardoin, MD, Medicine/Pediatrics, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy: Treatment Strategies
Alvin F. Wells, MD, PhD, Rheum & Immunotherapy Center, Oak Creek, WI, Loreto Carmona, MD, PhD, Research Unit, Fundación Española de Reumatología, Madrid, Spain, Daniel Aletaha, MD, Department of Internal Medicine III; Division of Rheumatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria and Eric M. Ruderman, MD, Div of Rheumatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Spondyloarthropathies: Early Diagnosis and Outcome Measures
Dennis McGonagle, FRCPI, PhD, Academic Unit of the Musculoskeletal Diseases, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom, H. Mielants, Gent, Belgium, M. Weisman, MD, Rheumatology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA and Dafna D. Gladman, FRCP(C), M.D., Rheumatology, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - Animal Models
Robert W. Hoffman, DO, Rheumatology & Immunology, Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, IN and Andras Perl, MD, PhD, Dept of Medicine, Upstate Medical Univ, Syracuse, NY

11:00 AM-12:30 PM

ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Hyperuricemia and Gout
H. K. Choi, MD, BUSM, Boston, MA and Lan Chen, MD, Medicine, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Novel Aspects of Intercellular Cytokine Signaling
I. McInnes, FRCP, PhD, U of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Thomas Pap, MD, Institute of Experimental Musculoskeletal Medicine, Univ Hosp, Muenster, Germany and Dirk Elewaut, MD, PhD, Department of Rheumatology, Laboratory for molecular immunology and inflammation, Ghent, Belgium
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Pathogenesis of the Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Pojen P. Chen, PhD, Medicine-Rheumatology, UCLA Schl of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, Silvia S. Pierangeli, PhD, Internal Medicine/Rheumatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, Joyce Rauch, PhD, Div of Rheumatology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada and Tatsuya Atsumi, MD, Medicine II, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Pediatric Rheumatology - Advances in Therapy
Adam Huber, MD, MSc, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS, Canada, Barbara S. Edelheit, MD, Pediatric Rheumatology, Connecticut Childrens Med Ctr, Hartford, CT and Kathleen M. O'Neil, MD, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Rheumatoid Arthritis - Human Etiology And Pathogenesis
Pierre Miossec, MD, Research Unit Immunogenomics and Inflammation, Hôpital Edouard Herriot, Lyon I university, Lyon, France, Lyon, France, Georg Schett, MD, Department of Internal Medicine 3 and Institute for Clinical Immunology, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany and Ho-Youn Kim, MD, Division of Rheumatology, Internal Medicine, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, South Korea
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Aspects: Treatment Outcomes
Jon T. Giles, MD, MPH, Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, Elena Massarotti, M, Div of Rheumatology, Section of Clinical Sciences, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, Ernest H. Choy, FRCP, M, Kings College, London, United Kingdom and Tuulikki Sokka, MD, PhD, Medicine, Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Jyvaskyla, Finland
ACR Concurrent Abstract Sessions
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Therapy
Ronald F. Van Vollenhoven, MD, PhD, Rheumatology Unit, The Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden and Martin Aringer, MD, Rheumatology, Medicine III, University Clinical Center, Technical University Dresden, Dresden, Germany