Table 1.

First authors, institutions, and titles of the 9 abstracts presented at the GRAPPA Fellows Symposium 2013.

First AuthorInstitutionAbstract Title
A. ShresthaDepartment of Rheumatology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USAHigher disease activity in psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is associated with elevated total cholesterol and triglycerides
M. MorganDivision of Rheumatology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAFatigue and work disability in PsA
R. AslanovNexux Clinical Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, CanadaPsA and malignancy: a prospective cohort study
L. EderCentre for Prognosis Studies in the Rheumatic Diseases, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CanadaObesity is associated with a lower probability of achieving sustained minimal disease activity state among patients with PsA
L. BurnsArthritis Research Centre of Canada, University of British Columbia, Richmond, BC, CanadaThe independent impact of depression on incident myocardial infarction in psoriatic disease: a population-based cohort study
L. KilicDivision of Rheumatology, Hacettepe University Hospital, Ankara, TurkeyPatient-derived PsA Impact of Disease correlates with other outcome measures
V. ScaglioniDivision of Rheumatology, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, ArgentinaRemission criteria and activity indices in PsA and their relationship with skin involvement
S. AuTufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USAA comparison of psoriasis drug failure rates in biologics vs conventional systemic therapies
A. N. BocaDepartment of Dermatology, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, RomaniaGenetic variants of IL-6 and IL-12B — decreased risk of psoriasis
  • IL: interleukin.