What’s New at GRAPPA

GRAPPA Annual Meeting

Registration for GRAPPA’s 2019 Annual Meeting is now closed. We look forward to seeing you in Paris.

GRAPPA’s 2018 Annual Meeting was published recently in the Journal of Rheumatology. If you’d like to read about the 2018 meeting, the articles are available online at http://www.jrheum.org/content/95.

GRAPPA’s 2019 Pilot Research Grants

Congratulations to the 3 recipients of the 2019 GRAPPA Pilot Research Grants: Maria Maddalena Angioni, PhD, University of Cagliari, Italy; Alla Ishchenko, MD,  KU Leuven, Belgium; Zhenrui Shi, MD, PhD, University of California, Davis. They will each receive $25,000 for their pilot research proposals.

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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