Abstract SUBMISSION topics

Basic and Transnational research

01. Genomics, genetic basis of disease and antigen presentation
02. Adaptive immunity (T cells and B cells) in rheumatic diseases
03. Innate immunity in rheumatic diseases
04. OA, aetiology, pathology and animal models
05. Bone diseases, including osteoporosis and osteoimmunology: aetiology, pathology and animal models 
06. Rheumatoid arthritis - etiology, pathogenesis and animal models
07. Spondyloarthritis - etiology, pathogenesis and animal models
08. SLE, Sjögren's and APS - etiology, pathogenesis and animal models
09. Systemic sclerosis, myositis and related syndromes - etiology, pathogenesis and animal models
10. NEW TOPIC : Vasculitis - aetiology, pathogenesis and animal models
11. Basic science in paediatric rheumatology
12. Basic and translational pain science

Clinical topics by disease

13. Rheumatoid arthritis - prognosis, predictors and outcome
14. Rheumatoid arthritis - comorbidity and clinical aspects
15. Rheumatoid arthritis - biological DMARDs
16. Rheumatoid arthritis - non biologic treatment and small molecules
17. SLE, Sjögren's and APS - treatment
18. SLE, Sjögren's and APS - clinical aspects (other than treatment)
19. Vasculitis -  large vessel vasculitis
20. NEW TOPIC: Vasculitis - small vessel vasculitis
21. Scleroderma, myositis and related syndromes
22. Spondyloarthritis - treatment
23. Spondyloarthritis - clinical aspects (other than treatment)
24. Psoriatic arthritis - treatment
25. NEW TOPIC: Psoriatic arthritis - clinical aspects (other than treatment)
26. Osteoarthritis
27. Osteoporosis
28. Crystal diseases, metabolic bone diseases and bone diseases other than osteoporosis
29. Infection-related rheumatic diseases
30. New TOPIC : Covid-19
31. Pain in rheumatic diseases, including Fibromyalgia
32. Spine, mechanical musculoskeletal problems, local soft tissue disorders
33. Paediatric rheumatology 
34. Other orphan diseases
35. Diagnostics and imaging procedures
36. Public health, health services research, and health economics
37. Epidemiology, risk factors for disease or disease progression
38. Validation of outcome measures and biomarkers
39. Rehabilitation
40. Education
41. Educational cases 


42. HPR Measuring health (development and measurement properties of PROs, tests, devices)
43. HPR Epidemiology and public health (including prevention)
44. HPR Interventions (educational, physical, social and psychological)
45. HPR Patients’ perspectives, functioning and health (descriptive: qualitative or quantitative)
46. HPR Service developments, innovation and economics in healthcare
47. HPR Professional education, training and competencies
48. HPR Interdisciplinary research


49. Patient information and education
50. Building patient led organisations
51. Arthritis research
52. Innovations in arthritis health care
53. Psychosocial support
54. Work and rehabilitation
55. Best practice campaigning