Friday, April 24, 2015

Osteoporosis

16:40-17:10
OR01: OP ORAL PRESENTATIONS 
HALL A
Chairperson 
Lora Giangregorio, Canada
 
16:40 Rib bone quality in end-stage cystic fibrosis adults
Genevieve Mailhot, Canada
 
16:50 The impact of dietary supplements on bone mineral density changes in the ibis-ii bone sub-study
Ivana Sestak, UK
 
17:00 Application of item reduction theory shortens the safe function motion test to four tasks
Ahmed Mohamed Negm, Canada
 

Rheumatoid Arthritis

16:40-17:10
OR02: RA ORAL PRESENTATIONS 
HALL B
Chairperson 
Gilles Boire, Canada  
16:40 What is the level of agreement between disease activity indices and response criteria among rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with tnf inhibitors?
François Nantel, Canada
16:50 Spironolactone as a novel dmard in rheumatoid arthritis
Inderjeet Verma, India
17:00 Validation of the quickdash in the assessment of rheumatoid arthritis disease  activity
Amanda Deans, USA

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Osteoarthritis

11:20-12:00
OR03: OA ORAL PRESENTATIONS 
HALL A
Chairpersons
Éric Troncy, Canada
Hassan Fahmi, Canada
 
11:20 The presence of meniscal lesions is a strong predictor of neuropathic pain in
symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: A cross-sectional pilot study
Jean-Pierre Raynauld
, Canada
 
11:30 X-ray or mri change for chondro-protective clinical drug trials
Laura Louise Laslett, Australia 
11:40

Alterations of non-canonical WNT/PKC pathway in human osteoarthritis osteoblasts
Élie Abed, Canada

11:50

unc-51–like kinase 1 (ulk1) controls autophagy and maintains the balance between catabolic and anabolic factors in the articular cartilage
Helal Endisha, Canada


 Rheumatoid Arthritis

11:20-12:00
OR04: RA ORAL PRESENTATIONS 
HALL B
Chairperson 

Janet Pope, Canada

 
11:20 What proportion of patients fail to achieve DAS, CDAI, SDAI remission based on patient global assessment? An analysis from the prospective, observational registry, BIOTRAC
Francois Nantel, Canada
 
11:30 Endothelial progenitor cell biology in psoriatic arthritis patients: From biomarker to therapeutic agent
Inderjeet Verma, India 
11:40 Discussion

Osteoarthritis

16:30-17:00
OR05: OA ORAL PRESENTATIONS 
HALL A
Chairpersons
Daniel Lajeunesse, Canada
Mohit Kapoor, Canada
 
16:30 Increased inflammatory and catabolic activity in facet joint cartilage and subchondral bone in patients with lumbar spine osteoarthritis compared to patients with intervertebral disc herniation
Akihiro Nakamura, Canada
 
16:40 FGF23 regulates MMP13 through FGFR1 response by activating the ERK and PI-3K pathways in human oa chondrocytes
Pascal Reboul, France 
16:50 Differential regulation of autophagy in articular cartilage chondrocytes and synovial fibroblasts during osteoarthritis
Helal Endisha, Canada

Osteoporosis

16:30-17:00
OR06: OP ORAL PRESENTATIONS 
HALL B
Chairperson 
Louis-Georges Ste-Marie, Canada  
16:30 Atypical femur fractures: Evaluation of femoral stresses and strains using finite element analysis
Natalia Nuño, Canada
 
16:40 Does type 1 diabetes mellitus affect bone quality in prepubertal children?
Khalid I. Khoshhal, Saudi Arabia 
16:50  Discussion