What’s New at GRAPPA

GRAPPA Annual Meeting & Trainee Symposium Update (6/28/2020)

Registration is now open for the GRAPPA 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting & Trainee Symposium. The meeting will take place July 9-11, 2020 with pre-meetings on Thursday (see below for information on the IDEOM workshop) and full plenary sessions on Friday and Saturday. Information to register and a draft agenda was sent to members. There are many exciting sessions as well as the GRAPPA Trainee Symposium. On Friday, July 10, come and listen to the top 5 trainee abstract presentations. On Saturday, July 11, visit one of six poster tour halls to listen to some of the 25 poster presentations. Other sessions include a COVID-19 Podium Discussion, Pustular Psoriasis, Composites, and Meet the Experts. See the agenda for more details. Sign up soon! Registration closes Thursday, July 2, 2020.

On July 9 from 11:15—13:15, IDEOM (International Dermatology Outcome Measures) is holding the following workshop: IDEOM Adjacent to GRAPPA: Psoriasis Musculoskeletal Symptoms Workshop. Register in advance: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-ideom-virtual-meeting-adjacent-to-grappa-pso-msk-symptoms-workgroup-tickets-109686003790.

GRAPPA COVID-19 Guidance Statement

This guidance was prepared by rheumatologists, dermatologists and patient members of GRAPPA to provide guidance to persons with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis during the current COVID-19 pandemic, in particular to those taking immunosuppressant medicines. Click here to read entire statement.


GRAPPA’s “A Patient’s Guide to Treatments for Psoriatic Arthritis”

This guide is now available free for download. Written in lay language, it explains current treatments for psoriatic disease. Health care professionals are encouraged to provide it to their patients. The guide was written by members of GRAPPA’s patient research partner team, with support from GRAPPA’s treatment recommendations group. Printing instructions are supplied in a separate pdf. To download, please click on this icon:

GRAPPA Mission

GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis) is organized exclusively for non-profit, educational, and scientific purposes, specifically to facilitate sharing of information related to psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, networking among different medical disciplines that see psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis patients, and to enhance research, diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

The GRAPPA app!

The GRAPPA app, available in Apple and Android formats, is free to download from the Apple store and the Google Play Store. Designed to be used by physicians, this app includes various calculators.

The app is free to download to all, both GRAPPA members and non-members. Here are the links:


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