Clinical Updates in Psoriatic Arthritis


The Rheumatology Network psoriatic arthritis clinical focus page provides information on the latest psoriatic arthritis news, study and clinical trial findings, and clinical guideline updates. We feature expert interviews with leading physicians and investigators, articles, videos, podcasts, and breaking FDA approvals for psoriatic arthritis drugs.

Q&A: Guselkumab in Active Psoriatic Arthritis

June 16, 2021

In patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA), guselkumab (Tremfya, Janssen Immunology) treatment reduced serum protein levels of acute phase and T-helper cell 17 (Th17) effector cytokines, achieving comparable levels to those in healthy controls.

Alexis Ogdie, MD: Importance of Patient Experience in Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment

June 14, 2021

In partnership with CreakyJoints, Alexis Ogdie, MD discusses her study, “Real-World Patient Experience and Treatment Preferences in Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis,” which was recently presented at the EULAR 2021 Virtual Congress.

Risankizumab Significantly More Effective Than Placebo in Treating Psoriatic Arthritis

June 10, 2021

Risankizumab showed significantly greater improvements in symptoms of psoriatic arthritis when compared with a placebo and was well tolerated in patients who were intolerant to biologics and conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs.

Alyssa Johnsen, MD, PhD: Guselkumab Improves Joint Symptoms and Skin Clearance in Psoriatic Arthritis

June 08, 2021

Alyssa Johnsen, MD, PhD, spoke with Rheumatology Network about the efficacy of guselkumab for psoriatic arthritis, the challenges of delivering safe and effective treatments in this patient population, and how guselkumab can help improve physical, social, and work activity for these patients.

Laura Coates, MBChB, MRCP, PhD: What Factors Influence Patients' Opinion of Remission?

May 31, 2021

Rheumatology Network interviewed Laura Coates, MBChB, MRCP, PhD, to discuss what her recent study adds to existing psoriatic arthritis (PsA) research, what some of the key factors are that impact a patient’s opinion of remission, and the clinical significance.