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  • Professor Anne Barton

    Role: Clinical Professor


    Anne's research profile

    Keywords: rheumatoid, psoriatic, genetics, pharmacogenetics, arthritis

    Rheumatoid, Psoriatic, Genetics, Pharmacogenetics, Arthritis

  • Dr James Bluett

    Role: Clinical Senior Lecturer


    James' research profile

    Keywords: treatment response, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, methotrexate, adherence

    Treatment Response, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Methotrexate, Adherence

  • Mr John Bowes

    Role: Senior Lecturer


    John's research profile

    Keywords: genetics, data analysis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis

    Genetics, Data analysis, Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, JIA

  • Professor Ian Bruce

    Role: Professor of Rheumatology


    Ian's research profile

  • Professor Hector Chinoy

    Role: Clinical Senior Lecturer


    Hector's research profile

    Keywords: myositis, connective tissue disease, neuromuscular, antibodies, biologics

    Myositis, Connective tissue disease, Neuromuscular, Antibodies, Biologics

  • Dr Lis Cordingley

    Role: Senior Lecturer


    Lis's research profile

    Keywords: psychological aspects of inflammatory conditions, pain, paediatric, patient self-management, health professionals’ training

    Psychological aspects of inflammatory conditions, Pain, Paediatric, Patient self-management, Health professionals training

  • Professor Will Dixon

    Role: Clinical Chair in Digital Epidemiology


    Will's research profile

    Keywords: epidemiology, digital epidemiology, digital health, inflammatory arthritis

    Epidemiology, Digital epidemiology, Digital health, Inflammatory arthritis

  • Dr Rachelle Donn

    Role: Reader


    Rachelle's research profile

    Keywords: complex disease, genetics, medical education

    Complex disease, Genetics, Medical Education

  • Professor Steve Eyre

    Role: Chair in Complex Disease Genetics


    Steve's research profile

    Keywords: functional genomics; complex disease; rheumatology; chromosome dynamics; CRISPR

    Functional genomics; Complex disease; Rheumatology; Chromosome dynamics; CRISPR

  • Professor David Felson

    Role: Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)


    David's research profile

    Keywords: osteoarthritis, trials, clinical research

    Osteoarthritis, Trials, Clinical research

  • Professor Ariane Herrick

    Role: Clinical Professor


    Ariane's research profile

    Keywords: systemic sclerosis, Raynaud’s phenomenon, digital (finger) ulcers, nailfold capillaroscopy

    Systemic sclerosis, raynaud’s phenomenon, Digital (finger) ulcers, Nailfold capillaroscopy

  • Dr Jennifer Humphreys

    Role: NIHR Clinical Lecturer


    Jenny's research profile

    Keywords: epidemiology, rheumatology, occurrence of disease, health inequalities, multi-morbidity

    Epidemiology, Rheumatology, Occurrence of disease, Health inequalities, Multi-morbidity

  • Professor Kimme Hyrich

    Role: Clinical Professor of Epidemiology


    Kimme's research profile

    Keywords: epidemiology and research methodology, inflammatory arthritis, disease outcome, treatment response, drug safety

    Epidemiology and research methodology, Inflammatory arthritis, Disease outcome, Treatment response, Drug safety

  • Dr Meghna Jani

    Role: NIHR Clinical Lecturer


    Meghna's research profile

    Keywords: pharmacoepidemiology, biologics, opioids, drug safety, treatment effectiveness

    Pharmacoepidemiology, Biologics, Opioids, Drug safety, Treatment effectiveness

  • Dr James Lilleker

    Role: NIHR Clinical Lecturer


    James' research profile

    Keywords: myositis, neuromuscular disease, imaging, serology, registries

    Myositis, Neuromuscular disease, Imaging, Serology, Registries

  • Dr Mark Lunt

    Role: Reader


    Mark's research profile

    Keywords: causal inference, observational studies, statistical modelling, latent variable models, propensity methods

    Causal inference, Observational studies, Statistical modelling, Latent variable models, Propensity methods

  • Mr Paul Martin

    Role: Bioinformatics Research Fellow


    Paul's research profile

    Keywords: bioinformatics, single cell genomics, functional genomics

    Bioinformatics, Single cell genomics, Functional genomics

  • Professor John Mcbeth

    Role: Professor of Chronic Disease Epidemiology


    John's research profile

  • Dr Janet McDonagh

    Role: Clinical Senior Lecturer


    Janet's research profile

    Keywords: paediatric and adolescent rheumatology, developmentally appropriate healthcare for young people, transitional care, vocational outcomes for young people with long term health conditions, involvement of young people in research

    Paediatric and adolescent rheumatology, Developmentally appropriate healthcare for young people, Transitional care, Vocational outcomes for young people with long term health conditions, Involvement of young people in research

  • Dr Andrea Murray

    Role: Senior Research Fellow


    Andrea's research profile

    Keywords: systemic sclerosis, raynaud’s phenomenon, non-invasive imaging, microvessels, fibrosis

    Systemic sclerosis, Raynaud’s phenomenon, Non-invasive Imaging, Microvessels, Fibrosis

  • Dr Alex Oldroyd

    Role: Clinical Research Fellow


    Alex's research profile

    Keywords: myositis, epidemiology, statistics, longitudinal modelling, remote monitoring

    Myositis, Epidemiology, Statistics, Longitudinal modelling, Remote monitoring

  • Professor Terry O'Neill

    Role: Clinical Professor

    Email: terence.o'

    Terry's research profile

    Keywords: osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, musculoskeletal frailty, clinical epidemiology

    Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Musculoskeletal frailty, Clinical Epidemiology

  • Dr Gisela Orozco

    Role: Wellcome Senior Fellow in Basic Science


    Gisela's research profile

    Keywords: autoimmunity, rheumatic diseases, genetics, functional genomics, regulatory elements

    Autoimmunity, Rheumatic diseases, Genetics, Functional genomics, Regulatory elements

  • Dr Darren Plant

    Role: Senior Lecturer


    Darren's research profile

    Keywords: precision medicine, biomarkers, genetics, genomics, rheumatoid arthritis

    Precision medicine, Biomarkers, Genetics, Genomics, Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Professor Soumya Raychaudhuri

    Role: Visiting Professor


    Keywords: autoimmunity, immunology, computational biology, statistical genetics

    Autoimmunity, Immunology, Computational Biology, Statistical genetics

  • Professor Emerita Deborah Symmons

    Role: Emerita Professor


    Deborah's research profile

    Keywords: rheumatoid arthritis, cardiovascular disease, research ethics

  • Professor Wendy Thomson

    Role: Professor of Genetic Epidemiology


    Wendy's research profile

    Keywords: juvenile idiopathic arthritis, genetics, precision medicine, pain

    Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Genetics, Precision Medicine, Pain, JIA

  • Dr Suzanne Verstappen

    Role: Reader


    Suzanne's research profile

    Keywords: epidemiology; inflammatory arthritis; work outcomes; methotrexate therapy; social responsibility

    Epidemiology; Inflammatory Arthritis; Work Outcomes; Methotrexate therapy; Social Responsibility

  • Dr Sebastien Viatte

    Role: Lecturer in Genetics


    Sebastien's research profile

    Keywords: genetics, rheumatoid arthritis, immunology, immunophenotyping, autoimmunity

    Genetics, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Immunology, Immunophenotyping, Autoimmunity  

  • Dr Annie Yarwood

    Role: Research fellow


    Annie's research profile

    Keywords: juvenile idiopathic arthritis, genetics, immuno-phenotyping

    Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Genetics, Immuno-phenotyping, JIA