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Are Your Rheum Lexicon Matching Skills Up For the Test?

Dr. Boulos Haraoui  Featured
November 19 2014 8:52 AM ET via RheumReports RheumReports

Match the following new and upcoming rheumatology drugs with their target / mechanism of action... and don't look at the bottom for the answers! Don't worry, I’ll spare you the ones that are nameless and known only by their numbers.

Drugs

1-Fostamatinib        

2-Baricitinib

3-Filgotinib

4-Decernotib

5-Ibrutinib

6-Nilotinib

7-Imatinib

8-Mavrilumab

9-Sarilumab

10-Tofacitinib (bonus easy one!)


Mechanism of Action

a-JAK1/JAK2

b-BTK

c-JAK1

d-GM-CSFRa

e-SYK 

f-JAK1/JAK3

g-JAK3

h-IL-6R

i-Mast cells

j-TK domain


Answers: 1e; 2a; 3c; 4g; 5b; 6i; 7j; 8d; 9h; 10f


How well did you do? Aren’t you glad these drugs aren't yet marketed!!


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Dr. Boulos Haraoui
Dr. Boulos Haraoui

Dr. Boulos Haraoui is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Université de Montréal and head of the Clinical Research Unit. His research interests focus on the diagnosis and management of rheumatoid arthritis.

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