By Spondylitis Association of America
The Spondylitis Association of America (SAA) is conducting a research study to better understand the roadblocks faced by patients in their journey to getting diagnosed with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA.)
Helpful Hints is a recurring feature aimed at sharing our community’s knowledge and experiences. In this installment, we posed the following question to our online community. “If you’re someone who sets intentions, what will you be focusing on this year and beyond?”
To better understand the role of the gut microbiome in ankylosing spondylitis (AS), researchers conducted a case-control study on a total of 250 Chinese participants. The goals of the study were (1) to assess and determine key gut microbial characteristics driving disease, and (2) to examine the effects of TNF inhibitor therapy on the gut microbiome of AS patients.
By Ryan Miyamoto
The Spondylitis Program at Canada's largest research hospital, University Health Network, is offering a one-year fellowship in Axial Spondyloarthritis (AS), under the supervision of co-Directors Drs. Nigil Haroon and Robert Inman.
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