The genetic basis of spondyloarthritis: SPARTAN/IGAS 2009

Evans, D. M., Reveille, J. D., Brown, Matthew A., Chandran, V., Gladman, D. D., Martin, T. M., McGovern, D., Wordsworth, P., & Inman, R. D. (2010) The genetic basis of spondyloarthritis: SPARTAN/IGAS 2009. Journal of Rheumatology, 37(12), pp. 2626-2631.

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Abstract

A joint meeting was held in July 2009 in Houston, Texas, of members of the Spondyloarthritis Research and Therapy Network (SPARTAN), founded in 2003 to promote research, education, and treatment of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and related forms of spondyloarthritis (SpA), and members of International Genetics of AS (IGAS), founded in 2003 to encourage and coordinate studies internationally in the genetics of AS. The general topic was the genetic basis of SpA, with presentations on the future of human genetic studies; microbes, SpA, and innate immunity; susceptibility of AS to the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) and non-MHC; and individual discussions of the genetics of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, uveitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and enteropathic arthritis. Summaries of those discussions are presented.

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ID Code: 89390
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Ankylosing spondylitis, Genetics, Spondyloarthropathies, HLA B27 antigen, immunoglobulin enhancer binding protein, conference paper, Crohn disease, disease predisposition, enteritis, genetic association, human, human genetics, innate immunity, major histocompatibility complex, priority journal, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, United States, uveitis, Arthritis, Psoriatic, Congresses as Topic, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Genome-Wide Association Study, Humans, Immunity, Innate, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Spondylarthritis, Spondylitis, Ankylosing, Texas
DOI: 10.3899/jrheum.100892
ISSN: 0315-162X
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Journal of Rheumatology Publishing Co. Ltd.
Deposited On: 22 Oct 2015 00:32
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2016 04:35

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