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Annual European Congress of Rheumatology coverage

Breaking news and expert interviews from the EULAR 2019 congress, Madrid (June 12–15).

Conference overview

The 2019 European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2019) features the latest research and clinical guidance in rheumatology, and encompasses a wide variety of themes, including:

Conference coverage

You can keep up to date with coverage from EULAR 2019 in a number of ways:

View recommended sessions from EULAR President Hans Bijlsma below.

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Expert interviews

15-06-2019 | Rheumatoid arthritis | EULAR 2019 | Article

Expert commentary: The FINCH 3 trial

Roy Fleischmann discusses his main take-home messages from the FINCH 3 trial (1:57).

15-06-2019 | Psoriatic arthritis | EULAR 2019 | Article

Expert commentary: The SPIRIT-H2H trial

Laura Coates discusses why the results of the SPIRIT-H2H trial are important for clinical practice (2:41).

15-06-2019 | Rheumatoid arthritis | EULAR 2019 | Article

Expert commentary: The FINCH 1 trial

Roy Fleischmann gives his perspective on the FINCH 1 trial results (1:58)

15-06-2019 | Rheumatoid arthritis | EULAR 2019 | Article

Researcher comment: The FINCH 3 trial

Rene Westhovens summarizes the results of the FINCH 3 trial, which investigated filgotinib with and without methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis patients with no prior methotrexate exposure (3:40).

15-06-2019 | Psoriatic arthritis | EULAR 2019 | Article

Researcher comment: The SPIRIT-H2H trial

Lead investigator Philip Mease discusses the findings from the SPIRIT-H2H trial, a phase III head-to-head trial of ixekizumab versus adalimumab in patients with psoriatic arthritis (7:15).

14-06-2019 | Rheumatoid arthritis | EULAR 2019 | Article

Expert commentary: The FINCH 1 and FINCH 3 trials

John Isaacs comments on the findings from the FINCH 1 and FINCH 3 trials and discusses how filgotinib might fit into the rheumatoid arthritis treatment landscape (2:56).

14-06-2019 | Rheumatoid arthritis | EULAR 2019 | Article

Expert commentary: Fenebrutinib in RA

Roy Fleischmann gives his thoughts on the phase IIb fenebrutinib findings in patients with biologic DMARD-refractory rheumatoid arthritis (1:09).

14-06-2019 | Rheumatoid arthritis | EULAR 2019 | Article

Researcher comment: The ORAL Shift trial

Stanley Cohen discusses the latest findings from the trial looking at methotrexate withdrawal in patients with rheumatoid arthritis achieving low disease activity with tofacitinib (2:11).  

14-06-2019 | Rheumatoid arthritis | EULAR 2019 | Article

Researcher comment: The FINCH 1 trial

Bernard Combe takes us through the findings from the FINCH 1 trial of filgotinib in rheumatoid arthritis patients with an inadequate response to methotrexate (7:19).

12-06-2019 | Rheumatoid arthritis | EULAR 2019 | Article

Researcher comment: Phase IIb study of fenebrutinib in RA patients

Stanley Cohen discusses the key results for the multi-dose trial of fenebrutinib versus placebo and adalimumab in patients with rheumatoid arthritis refractory to methotrexate or prior tumor necrosis inhibitor therapy (2:05).

12-06-2019 | Psoriatic arthritis | EULAR 2019 | Article

Researcher comment: Tildrakizumab shows promise for PsA

Lead investigator Philip Mease outlines the results of a phase IIb trial supporting further development of the anti-interleukin-23p19 monoclonal antibody tildrakizumab for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis (8:45).

Research news

21-06-2019 | Rheumatoid arthritis | EULAR 2019 | News

Ultra-low rituximab doses may not be appropriate in RA

A randomized trial has failed to demonstrate noninferiority of ultra-low dose rituximab to a standard low dose of the drug in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

20-06-2019 | Kawasaki disease | EULAR 2019 | News

KAWAKINRA results support further investigation of anakinra for Kawasaki disease

The interleukin-1 receptor inhibitor anakinra merits further investigation for the treatment of Kawasaki disease, suggest findings from a phase IIa trial presented at the EULAR 2019 congress in Madrid, Spain.

20-06-2019 | Osteoarthritis | EULAR 2019 | News

Tanezumab demonstrates potential for osteoarthritis

Phase III study findings reported at the EULAR 2019 congress in Madrid, Spain, provide support for the use of tanezumab, a monoclonal antibody against nerve growth factor, to improve pain and physical function among individuals with osteoarthritis.

EULAR 2019 pre-conference content

Key clinical trials at EULAR 2019

Get up to speed on the clinical trials headlining EULAR 2019 with our brief overviews.

Session recommendations

EULAR President Hans Bijlsma shares his recommended sessions ahead of EULAR 2019.

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