Discussing axSpA: Episode 2

Join Prof. Baraliakos and Dr Mehta as they discuss the latest top research in axSpA. In this edition, our Steering Committee members look at three key papers published in July 2022. Our first paper investigated upadacitinib efficacy and safety in axSpA. The second of today’s looks at factors associated with drug-free remission in early onset axSpA patients. Finally, our third paper focuses on the association of bDMARD treatments with hospital acquired infections. Everything discussed is available in a more detailed slide format in the publications section at cytokinesignalling.com.

Discussing Rheumatology: July2022

Join Prof Iain McInnes as he reviews two interesting papers from May and June. The first -by Faquetti , et al.- provides some insightful information into the pharmacological effects of tofacitinib and baricitinib. Our second paper then goes on to evaluate the real-life effectiveness and safety outcomes of four current second-line therapies of RA. Keep up to date with the latest in arthritis and cytokine signalling with Prof Iain McInnes. Everything discussed is available in a more detailed slide format in the publications section at cytokinesignalling.com.

Discussing PsA: Episode 2

Join Professors McInness and Nash as they discuss the latest top research in PsA. In this edition, our Steering Committee members look at three key papers published in May 2022. Our first paper highlights investigations of imaging characteristics and clinically assess heel enthesitis in SpA. The second of today’s paper evaluates the real-world effectiveness and persistence of the IL-12/23 inhibitor ustekinumab. Finally, our third paper reports the efficacy and safety of deucravacitinib in patients with active PsA. Everything discussed is available in a more detailed slide format in the publications section at cytokinesignalling.com.

Author Interview: Diego Kyburz

Professor Diego Kyburz, clinical rheumatologist at the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland. Join Professor Peter Nash as he interviews authors of recent notable papers in rheumatology. In this addition Professor Kyburz discusses his latest paper; Comparison of drug retention of TNF inhibitors, other biologics and JAK inhibitors in RA patients who discontinued JAK inhibitor therapy.

Discussing Rheumatology: June 2022

Join Prof Iain McInnes as he reviews two interesting papers published in May 2022! The first – from Amstad et al – looks at the real-world effectiveness of treatment with a TNFi or another JAKinib or a bDMARD with another mode of action, in RA patients, after discontinuation of JAKinib treatment. Whilst the second paper focusses on short- and longer-term cancer risks associated with b/tsDMARD use in RA management, in clinical practice.

Discussing axSpA: Episode 1

Join Dr Sofia Ramiro and Dr Hideto Kameda for our first podcast dedicated to the latest publications in axSpA! In this edition, our Steering Committee members look at two key papers published in May 2022 the first, from Maksymowych, et al., looked at response rates for IXE at Week 16 in patients with r-axSpA by evaluating serum CRP or spinal MRI for inflammation. The second looks at the effect of filgotinib on MRI measures of structural change in the SI joint in patients with active axSpA and IR/intolerance to ≥2 NSAIDs. Everything discussed is available in a more detailed slide format in the publications section at cytokinesignalling.com.