This is the story of 14 brave UCB Immunology employees with limited cycling experience who rose to the challenge of raising monies for 3 charities (BRITSpA, NASS and Arthritis Ireland) by attempting to ride 160 miles coast to coast.
This year’s EULAR in the beautiful city of Madrid was “hot” indeed! And not only relating to the high temperatures but to some of the data presented. The main updates in axSpA referred to confirmatory data on radiographic progression and the concept of treat-to-target. Here are some, but by no means all abstracts that BRITSpA found interesting:
BRITSpA has just learnt of the sad passing of Dr John Moll earlier on in the year. Dr Moll will always be remembered, together with Professor Verna Wright as the originators of the Spondyloarthritis concept. Their seminal work and observations paved the way that allowed the study and growing interest in this fascinating group of diseases and the rheumatology community owe a great deal to them both.