EMEUNET Members appointed to Task Forces to develop and/or update EULAR Recommendations

EMEUNET members are an integral part of all EULAR Task Forces and committees working on developing new and updated EULAR recommendations and points to consider. Participants from EMEUNET are selected after a competitive process on a rolling basis, as and when new Task Forces are established.

1.EULAR recommendations for the use of imaging to guide interventional procedures

  • Call during: May 2019
  • EMEUNET selected members: Fabian Proft.

2.EULAR Recommendations for Cardiovascular Risk Management in Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases including SLE and the antiphospholipid syndrome

  • Call during: March 2019
  • EMEUNET selected members: Karen Schreiber and Savino Sciascia.

3. Taskforce Women in Academia

  • Call during: March 2019
  • EMEUNET selected members: Elena Nikiphorou and Katie Druce.

4. EULAR Recommendations on what test to use in clinical research for interferon signature measurement and the value of these test(s) for future clinical practice 

  • Call during: December 2018
  • EMEUNET selected members: Giulio Cavalli and Javier Rodriguez.

5. EULAR Points to Consider for Conducting Clinical Trials in Individuals at risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Call during: December 2018
  • EMEUNET selected members: Francesca Ometto and Deshiré Alpizar-Rodriguez

6. EULAR points to consider when analysing and reporting comparative effectiveness research with observational data in rheumatology

  • Call during: October 2018
  • EMEUNET selected members: Sytske Anne Bergstra and Joanna Kedra.

7. EULAR recommendations for a core data set for pregnancy registers in rheumatology 

  • Call during: August 2018
  • EMEUNET selected members: Savino Sciascia and Sebastian Rodriguez.

8. EULAR 2019 Update of recommendations for the management of psoriatic arthritis with pharmacological therapies

  • Call during: August 2018
  • EMEUNET selected members: Santiago Rodrigues Manica and Tue Kragstrup

9. EULAR 2019 Update of recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis

  • Call during: August 2018
  • EMEUNET selected members: Diederik de Cock and Elena Nikiphorou.

10. EULAR Recommendations for difficult to treat rheumatoid arthritis

  • Call during: March 2018
  • EMEUNET selected member: Elena Nikiphorou

11. EULAR Recommendations for the role of the nurse in inflammatory arthritis

  • Call during: October 2017
  • EMEUNET selected members: Ricardo Ferreira and Francesco Carubbi

12. EULAR Recommendations for imaging in back pain

  • Call during: October 2017
  • EMEUNET selected members: Christelle Nguyen and Victoria Navarro

13. EULAR recommendations/points to consider for the generic core competencies of Health Professionals in Rheumatology (Convenors: Thea Vliet Vlieland, Lisa Edelaar and Annamaria Iagnocco)

  • Call during: September 2017
  • EMEUNET selected members: George Fragoulis and Valentin Schäfer.
  • Report: Click here to read a report from the EMEUNET representatives.

14. EULAR Recommendations on osteoporosis

  • Call during: June 2017
  • EMEUNET selected member: Anne Birgitte Blanvfeldt

15. EULAR Recommendations for the management of foot and ankle conditions in rheumatology (Convenor: Anthony Redmond)

  • Call during: April 2016
  • Number of applicants: 20
  • EMEUNET selected members: Lucía Silva and Peggy Jaques

16. EULAR Recommendations for rheumatoid arthritis (Convenors: Josef Smolen and Robert Landewé):

  • Call during: September 2015
  • Number of applicants: 17
  • EMEUNET selected members: Meghna Jani and Christophe Richez

17. Update of the EULAR Recommendations for the management of early rheumatoid arthritis (Convenors: Bernard Combe and Robert Landewé)

  • Call during: August 2015
  • Number of applicants: 17
  • EMEUNET selected members: Lucía Silva and Richard Conway