Proceedings of the 2020 GRAPPA Collaborative Research Network (CRN) Meeting.


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At the 2020 Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA)- Collaborative Research Network (CRN) annual meeting, the GRAPPA-CRN group presented a pilot investigator-initiated study protocol to test electronic case report forms (eCRFs) and proposed Standardized Operating Procedures (SOPs) to evaluate biomarkers of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) associated with axial disease. The progress on 3 studies was also presented: BioDAM PsA (Biomarkers as Predictors of structural DAMage in PsA; to validate soluble biomarkers as predictors of structural damage in PsA), PreventPsA (examining the development of PsA and risk factors among patients with psoriasis and no arthritis), and PredictORPsA (Predicting Treatment respOnse in patients with eaRly PsA; in collaboration with Pfizer using samples from the Oral Psoriatic Arthritis TriaL [OPAL], to identify biomarkers of treatment response). GRAPPA-CRN funding partnerships and applications are also underway with both the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) in Europe and Accelerating Medicines Partnerships (AMP) 2.0 in the USA, and the progress of these applications and associated objectives were presented.

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32 Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, 3202 Clinical Sciences, Arthritis, Autoimmune Disease, Clinical Research, Psoriasis, Inflammatory and immune system, Arthritis, Psoriatic, Biomarkers, Europe, Humans, Psoriasis, Research Personnel
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J Rheumatol
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0380-0903
1499-2752
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The Journal of Rheumatology
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