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More than 20 leading experts from the UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center and affiliated faculty will be sharing the latest medical insights and leading discussions.

A short sampling of the topics being discussed at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR)/Association of Rheumatology Professionals (ARP) conference include:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis in African Americans
  • Innovative imaging techniques for rheumatic diseases
  • Several “Statistics Boot Camps”
  • The past, present and future picture of osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Association of lupus nephritis histopathologic classification and venous thrombosis
  • The role of the microbiome in OA
  • Adverse events, medication utilization, and other outcomes from Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) clinical trial of Belimumab
  • Predictors of incident and worsening lumbar spine degeneration
  • High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) for knee OA: a pilot study
  • Knee injury and transitions among states of knee OA

Learn more about specific Thurston Arthritis Research Center (TARC) presentations being held from November 8-13 by using this link: ACR 2019 Meeting – TARC Presentations –