US National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) proposed to create
‘International Research Registries for Sjogren's Syndrome’
The purpose of this initiative is:
- •to establish uniformly accepted diagnostic criteria for primary and secondary Sjögren's syndrome that will be used by all countries for all research purposes including clinical research, diagnosis and treatment of patients with Sjögren's syndrome; •
- to establish one or more research registries for families with Sjögren's syndrome in the United States, Europe, Asia and Pacific Ocean countries.