01. Genomics, genetic basis of disease and functional genomics
02. Adaptive immunity (T cells and B cells) in rheumatic diseases
03. Innate immunity in rheumatic diseases
04. Osteo arthritis, aetiology, pathology and animal models
05. Bone diseases, aetiology, pathology and animal models
06. Rheumatoid arthritis - aetiology, pathogenesis and animal models
07. Spondyloarthritis - aetiology, pathogenesis and animal models
08. SLE, Sjögren’s and APS - aetiology, pathogenesis and animal models
09. Systemic sclerosis, myositis and related syndromes - aetiology, pathogenesis and animal models
10. Vasculitis - aetiology, pathogenesis and animal models
11. Basic and translational science in paediatric rheumatology
12. Basic and translational pain science

13. Rheumatoid arthritis - prognosis, predictors and outcome
14. Rheumatoid arthritis - comorbidity and clinical aspects
15. Rheumatoid arthritis - biological DMARDs
16. Rheumatoid arthritis - non biologic treatment and small molecules
17. SLE, Sjögren’s and APS – treatment
18. SLE, Sjögren’s and APS - clinical aspects (other than treatment)
19. Vasculitis – large vessel vasculitis
20. Vasculitis – small vessel vasculitis
21. Scleroderma, myositis and related syndromes
22. Spondyloarthritis – treatment
23. Spondyloarthritis - clinical aspects (other than treatment)
24. Psoriatic arthritis – treatment
25. Psoriatic arthritis - clinical aspects (other than treatment)
26. Osteoarthritis
27. Osteoporosis
28. Crystal diseases, metabolic bone diseases other than osteoporosis
29. Infection-related rheumatic diseases
30. COVID-19
31. Pain in rheumatic diseases, including fibromyalgia
32. Spine, mechanical musculoskeletal problems, local soft tissue disorders
33. Paediatric rheumatology
34. Other orphan diseases
35. Diagnostics and imaging procedures
36. Public health, health services research, and health economics
37. Epidemiology, risk factors for disease or disease progression
38. Validation of outcome measures and biomarkers
39. Rehabilitation
40. Education
41. Educational cases
42. NEW TOPIC: Clinical cases

43. HPR Measuring health (development and measurement properties of PROs, tests, devices)
44. HPR Epidemiology and public health (including prevention)
45. HPR Interventions (educational, physical, social and psychological)
46. HPR Patients’ perspectives, functioning and health (descriptive: qualitative or quantitative)
47. HPR Service developments, innovation and economics in healthcare
48. HPR Professional education, training and competencies
49. HPR Interdisciplinary research

50. Patient information and education
51. Building patient led organisations
52. Arthritis research
53. Innovations in arthritis health care
54. Psychosocial support
55. Work and rehabilitation
56. Best practice campaigning


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