Philip Conaghan, MD, PhD

University of Leeds

Professor Philip Conaghan MBBS PhD FRACP FRCP is Director of the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine (a EULAR Centre of Excellence) and Professor of Musculoskeletal Medicine at the University of Leeds. He is a Rheumatologist and Deputy Director of the NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre for the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, and is a NIHR Senior Investigator Emeritus. His research spans early translational studies through large late-phase clinical trials, with major interests in understanding pathogenesis and developing effective therapies for common arthritis and joint problems. He is an executive member of the international outcomes group OMERACT, also serves on the executive of the European arthritis charity FOREUM. He has previously chaired NICE osteoarthritis clinical guidance. He is on a number of editorial boards, is co-editor of the most recent Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology and has authored/co-authored over 550 publications as original research, reviews and book chapters.

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