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Do biological agents improve health-related quality of life in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus? Results from a systematic search of the literature

Autoimmun Rev. 2022 doi: 10.1016/j.autrev.2022.103188

Gomez, et al. summarise the effects of biological therapies on SLE patients' health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in RCT and real-life settings, based on a systematic search of the literature.

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Effect and safety profile of belimumab and tacrolimus combination therapy in thirty‑three patients with systemic lupus erythematosus

Clin Rheumatol. 2022. Epub ahead of print doi: 10.1007/s10067-022-06325-6

A single-centre analysis of patients with SLE administered tacrolimus and belimumab shows this combination therapy to be well-tolerated, with a good efficacy profile and glucocorticoid-reducing effect.

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Trajectory of Damage Accrual in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus based on Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Factors

J Rheumatol. 2022. Epub ahead of print doi: 10.3899/jrheum.211135

Large study confirms that cumulative damage accrual is faster in African-Americans, compared to Caucasians, highlighting that ethnicity plays the major role in damage accrual, regardless of socioeconomic status.

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Phase 3, multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled study evaluating the efficacy and safety of ustekinumab in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus

van Vollenhoven RF, et al. Ann Rheum Dis. 2022. Epub ahead of print. doi:10.1136/ard-2022-222858.

Phase 3 study evaluating the efficacy and safety of ustekinumab in patients with active SLE, despite receiving standard-of-care, does not achieve primary and key secondary endpoints.

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Mechanism of action of baricitinib and identification of biomarkers and key immune pathways in patients with active systemic lupus erythematosus

Dörner T, et al. Ann Rheum Dis. 2022. Epub ahead of print. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2022-222335.

Phase II study results suggest that baricitinib 4 mg downregulates key cytokines that are upregulated in patients with SLE.

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Baricitinib decreases anti‑dsDNA in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: results from a phase II double‑blind, randomized, placebo‑controlled trial

Arthritis Res Ther 2022;24(1):112 doi: 10.1186/s13075-022-02794-x

Evaluation of serological activity, including antibodies against double-stranded DNA (anti-dsDNA), suggests that baricitinib may influence B cell activity in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

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Concordance and discordance in SLE clinical trial outcome measures: analysis of three anifrolumab phase 2/3 trials

Ann Rheum Dis 2022;81:962–969 doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-221847

Bruce, et al. investigate the degree of concordance between BICLA and SRI-4 response across anifrolumab trials (TULIP-1, TULIP-2 and MUSE) in order to better understand drivers of discrepant systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) trial results.

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Indirect treatment comparison of anifrolumab efficacy versus belimumab in adults with systemic lupus erythematosus

J Comp Eff Res. 2022;11(10):765–777 doi: 10.2217/cer-2022-0040

Population-adjusted comparative study provides insights for decision makers and clinicians about the comparative efficacy of anifrolumab and belimumab in patients with moderate-to-severe systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who are receiving standard therapy.

In the absence of head-to-head comparisons, Bruce, et al. assessed the comparative efficacy of the two biological therapies currently approved in the EU and USA for the treatment of moderate-to-severe SLE (anifrolumab 300 mg and belimumab 10 mg/kg).

After adjusting for important cross-trial differences, their results showed that anifrolumab was associated with significantly greater treatment benefits than belimumab.

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Biological impact of iberdomide in patients with active systemic lupus erythematosus

doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2022-222212

Phase 2b study evaluating the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of oral iberdomide in patients with active SLE demonstrates that iberdomide significantly improves lupus disease activity and reduces hallmarks of the immunopathogenesis of SLE.

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