Head: Prof. Dr. med. Bernhard Manger
The evaluation of new methods in diagnostic, monitoring, therapy and outcome of rheumatic inflammatory diseases, espacially rare diseases, is the main focus of this group. Prof. Dr.med. Bernhard Manger is member of the scientific advisory board of ACHSE e. V. (Allianz für chronisch seltene Erkrankungen).
A varity of scientific activities are involved in the Kompetenznetz Rheuma, clinical studies and cohorte studie against rheumatoid arthritis, spondylarthritis and immune vasculitis. The investigation of pathomechanisms of these disease and the investigation of targeted strategies is another focus.