THE OFFICIAL NEWS SOURCE OF ACR CONVERGENCE 2022 • NOVEMBER 10-14


  • New findings inform new approaches to Sjögren’s

    New findings inform new approaches to Sjögren’s

    At ACR Convergence 2021, a panel of experts — A. Darise Farris, PhD, Blake M. Warner, DDS, PhD, MPH, and Xavier Mariette, MD, PhD — explored the dynamics of the treatment of Sjögren’s syndrome, including epigenetic links between immune and salivary gland dysfunction and targeted therapy. READ MORE

  • Age is a key factor in effective immune response

    Age is a key factor in effective immune response

    Cornelia M. Weyand, MD, PhD, explored the mechanisms and sequelae of aging immune systems during ACR Convergence 2021. For even the healthiest humans, the age-related risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, infectious disease, and neurodegenerative disease comes back to one factor: older immune systems are less flexible, less responsive, and less effective. READ MORE

  • Some chronic pain can be managed without drugs

    Some chronic pain can be managed without drugs

    Rinie Geenen, PhD, discussed pain management regimens in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, Christine Stamatos, DNP, ANP-C, discussed targeted pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies for chronic pain, and Afton Hassett, PysD, outlined behavioral interventions as pain management. READ MORE