In case you missed it: What Is Axial Spondyloarthritis (AxSpA)?

In case you missed it: What Is Axial Spondyloarthritis (AxSpA)?

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A relatively new term has been seen more and more in medical literature over the past few years: Axial spondyloarthritis (AxSpA).

April is Spondylitis Awareness Month

April is Spondylitis Awareness Month

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Millions of Americans may suffer from a chronic disease and not even know it. The purpose of Spondylitis Awareness Month is to educate the public and shine a light on this under-recognized condition.

Spondylitis Scholarship Opportunity Alert!

Spondylitis Scholarship Opportunity Alert!

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AbbVie is offering 15 college scholarships at $15,000 each to those college bound with Ankylosing ‪Spondylitis, Juvenile SpA / JIA, Psoriatic Arthritis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of First Biosimilar Medication for Ankylosing Spondylitis

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of First Biosimilar Medication for Ankylosing Spondylitis

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The FDA Arthritis Advisory Committee has recommended the approval of CT-P13 (Remsima), a biosimilar version of the TNF inhibitor infliximab (Remicade), for ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis. 

Remembering Dr. Paul I. Terasaki

Remembering Dr. Paul I. Terasaki

Pioneer transplantation scientists who discovered the link between ankylosing spondylitis and HLA-B27 in the US.

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Dr. Paul I. Terasaki, Professor Emeritus of Surgery at the UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, passed away on January 25th, 2016 at the age of 86. Besides being one of the most important transplantation scientists, and establishing the largest transplantation registry of his time, Dr. Terasaki was responsible for discovering the linkage between HLA-B27 and ankylosing spondylitis in the U.S. in 1971.

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