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Sunday, October 18, 2009

9:00 AM-6:00 PM

ACR Poster Sessions
Epidemiology and Health Services
ACR Poster Sessions
Insights From Innate Immunity
ACR Poster Sessions
Large Vessel Vasculitides
ACR Poster Sessions
Sjögren's Syndrome

11:00 AM-12:30 PM

ACR Plenary Sessions
Plenary Session I: Discovery 2009
Leslie J. Crofford, MD, Div of Rheumatology, Univ of KY, Lexington, KY and Sherine E. Gabriel, MD, MSc, Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

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 REF Special Sessions
ACR REF Within Our Reach: Finding a Cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis Lecture
David R. Karp, MD, PhD, Rheumatic Diseases Division, UT Southwestern Med Ctr, Dallas, TX
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/ARHP Combined Abstract Sessions
Pain and Disability in Rheumatic Disease
Yuqing Zhang, DSc, Clinical Epi Res & Training, Boston Univ School of Medicine, Boston, MA and Marian T. Hannan, DSc, MPH, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SL & Harvard Med School, Boston, MA
REF Marshall J. Schiff, MD, Memorial Lectureship
REF Marshall J. Schiff Memorial Lectureship: Inflammation and Joint Replacement
Stephen Paget, MD, Division of Rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, Joshua J. Jacobs, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, Joel A. Block, MD, Rheumatology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL and Steven R. Goldring, MD, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
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 REF Special Sessions
Clinician Scholar Educator
Terry M. Wolpaw, MD, MHPE, Office of Curricular Affairs, CWRU Schl of Med, Cleveland, OH, David I. Daikh, MD, PhD, Rheumatology, UCSF/VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA and Joan Marie Von Feldt, MD, MSEd, Rheumatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
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
REF Edmond L. Dubois, MD, Memorial Lectureship
REF Edmond L. Dubois Memorial Lectureship: Mechanisms for Remission of SLE Nephritis
Leslie J. Crofford, MD, Div of Rheumatology, Univ of KY, Lexington, KY
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