RPIF – RHEUMATOLOGY PATIENT INITIATIVE FUND
Winners of the RPIF Awards
The following are the five chosen for the RPIF Awards:
These authors were the lead members of their teams.
- Dr Grainne Murphy
“The Use of Biologics in Pregnant Women with Chronic Inflammatory Conditions and Adverse Maternal Outcome: A systematic review and meta-analysis”.
- Dr Conor Magee
“Biomarkers of Progression to Psoriatic Arthritis in Patients with Psoriasis”.
- Dr Barry O’Shea
“Effects of a physical activity programme on muscle mass, muscle strength and physical performance in axial spondyloarthopathy patients with sarcopenia”.
- Prof Gerry Wilson
“The Arthritis Research Coalition: developing a national research collaboration”.
- Dr Miriam O’Sullivan
“Development of a cardiovascular assessment in rheumatic disease (CARD) for patients with inflammatory joint diseases attending NWRU”.
The Awards were made possible as a result of an educational grant received from UCB and were presented at the ISR Autumn 2017 Meeting in Galway.