Welcome

WELCOME to SPARTAN’s annual Scientific and Research Meeting! Through this virtual event portal you can watch the sessions both live and recorded for later viewing and participate in the critical conversations taking place in our field.

SPARTAN is a network of health care professionals in North America who are dedicated to research, awareness and treatment of spondyloarthritis. Since our first meeting in Salt Lake City in 2003, SPARTAN has grown to include diverse thought-leaders contributing to the field of spondyloarthritis, including rheumatologists, radiologists, basic scientists and geneticists, methodologists, epidemiologists, and patient research representatives in North America.

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  • 02:15 PM - 03:15 PM EDT
    Emma Haley
    Stoll Matthew
    Micah Lefton

    Basic Science & Research, Abstracts
    Moderator: Matthew Stoll, MD, PhD

    •  Il-1 Signal Dependence of Enthesis-Resident Lymphocytes in Murine Spondyloarthritis, Emma Haley
    •  Ankylosing Spondylitis Associated Killer Immunoglogulin-Like Receptors Are Highly Expressed on Innate Lymphocytes, Micah Lefton

    Speaker:
    Emma Haley

    Emma Haley

    Stoll Matthew

    Matt Stoll, MD, PhD

    Micah Lefton

    Micah Lefton

  • 02:15 PM - 03:15 PM EDT
    Aruna Tukas
    Jessica Walsh
    Sonam Kiwalkar
    Yuliya Afinogenova

    Diagnosis Abstracts
    Moderator: Jessica Walsh, MD

    •  Do Primary Care Physicians Consider Inflammatory Back Pain When Evaluating Young Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain, Aruna Tokas
    •  Impediments to Accurate Diagnosis of Non-radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis: “Rheum to Diagnosis” Study: Interim Results, Sonam Kiwalkar
    •  Use of Facebook and MyChart to Identify Axial Spondyloarthritis among Patients with Chronic Back Pain, Yuliya Afinogenova
    •  Findings Compatible with Axial Spondyloarthropathy in Radiologist Reports, Rouhin Sen
    •  Oregon Chiropractic Axial Spondyloarthritis Study: Interim Results, Sonam Kiwalkar

    Speaker:
    Aruna Tukas

    Aruna Tokas, MD

    Jessica Walsh

    Jessica Walsh, MD

    Rouhin Sen, MD

    Sonam Kiwalkar

    Sonam Kiwalkar, MD

    Yuliya Afinogenova

    Yuliya Afinogenova, MD

  • 02:15 PM - 03:15 PM EDT
    Divya Shridharmurthy
    Eugenia Chen
    runsheng wang
    sali merjana
    Yvette Farran

    Outcomes Abstracts
    Moderator: Runsheng Wang, MD, MHS

    •  Lymphoproliferative Malignancy and Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance in Psoriatic Arthritis, Eugenia Chen
    •  Malignancy Risk in Ankylosing Spondylitis: Cross-sectional analysis of a large population database, Sali Merjanah
    •  Health-Related Quality of Life among Women and Men with Axial Spondyloarthritis: Exploratory Analysis of a Population-based Sample, Divya Shridharmurthy
    •  Reliability and Structural Validity of the PROMIS-29 Health Profile in Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients, Yvette Farran

    Speaker:
    Divya Shridharmurthy

    Divya Shridharmurthy

    Eugenia Chen

    Eugenia Chen, MD

    runsheng wang

    Runsheng Wang, MD, MH

    sali merjana

    Sali Merjanah, MD

    Yvette Farran

    Yvette Farran, MD

  • 02:15 PM - 03:15 PM EDT
    Akash Patel
    Eugenia Chen
    Karim Doughem
    Maureen Dubreuil

    Treatment Abstracts
    Moderator: Maureen Dubreuil, MD

    •  Origins and Evolution of The Spondyloarthritis Concept: A Literature Review, Maedeh Ashrafi
    •  The Clinical Management of Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis in a Real-World Cohort, Akash Patel
    •  The Changing Profile of Ankylosing Spondylitis in the Biologic Era, Lauren Ridley
    •  Family Studies in Ankylosing Spondylitis: Effect of Inheritance and Clinical Features in First Degree Relatives, Karim Doughem
    •  The Role of Pharmacologic Therapy in the Development of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis, Eugenia Chen

    Speaker:
    Akash Patel

    Akash Patel

    Eugenia Chen

    Eugenia Chen, MD

    Karim Doughem

    Karim Doughem, MD

    Lauren Ridley, MD

    Maedeh Ashrafi, MD

    Maureen Dubreuil

    Maureen Dubreuil, MD

Speakers

Micah Lefton

Micah Lefton

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Karim Doughem

Karim Doughem, MD

University of Texas

Eugenia Chen

Eugenia Chen, MD

University of California Irvine

Yvette Farran

Yvette Farran, MD

University of Texas Health Science Center

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