Doctoral Thesis / Ongoing Research

Frau Agnes Hartl

Subject: Influence of metabolic factors on radiographic progression in axial spondyloarthritis

Frau Lorraine Tietz

Subject: Development of predictive model for spine structural changes formation in patients with axial spondyloarthritis

Herr Henning Weineck

Subject: Demographic, clinical, laboratory and imaging features in patients with osteitis condensans ilii

Herr Georg Heine

Subject: Enthesitis in spondyloarthritis: prevalence, distribution and influence on disease activity

Frau Katharina Basic

Subject: Comparison of low-dose computed tomography and conventional radiography for the evaluation of sacroiliitis in patients suspected with axial spondyloarthritis

Frau Cornelia Brenneis

Subject: Does the membership in the German Ankylosing Spondylitis Association (Deutschen Vereinigung Morbus Bechterew, DVMB) have a positive influence on the disease? - A systematic nationwide comparison of members and non-members

Completed research:

Herr Dr. Christopher Sichau

Subject: Phenotype and activation status of CD4 + T cells in the blood and inflamed joints of rheumatic patients

Frau Dr. Kristina Conrad

Subject: Biomarkers in Spondyloarthritis

Frau Dr. Janine Bleil

Subject: Mechanisms of bone destruction and new bone formation in patients with ankylosing spondylitis

Herr Dr. Janis Vahldiek

Subject: Early diagnosis of axial spondyloarthritis - validation of a new screening method

Herr Dr. Henning Brandt

Subject: Identification of immunodominant T-cell antigens from the group of ribosomal proteins in patients with Shigella-triggered reactive arthritis

Frau Dr. Hildrun Haibel

Subject: Leflunomide, anakinra, and adalimumab in treatment of ankylosing spondylitis - three open pilot studies

Frau Dr. Sandra Schwarzlose-Schwarck

Subject: Role of magnetic resonance imaging in predicting clinical response to TNFalpha-blockers in patients with active ankylosing spondylitis

Herr Dr. Jan Eick

Subject: Importance of TNF alpha gene polymorphisms in ankylosing spondylitis

Frau Dr. Julia Fiedler

Subject: Validation of a new approach to early diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis

Frau Dr. Elke Hilgert

Subject: Comparison of clinical disease activity and objective evidence of acute inflammatory changes in the magnetic resonance imaging in patients with axial spondyloarthritis