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Editorial Board

Editors-in-Chief
Christopher Buckley, DPhil, FRCP, MBBS, University of Birmingham and University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Harris Perlman, PhD, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA

Founding Editors
Peter E. Lipsky, MD, Independent Rheumatologist, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Emeritus Professor Sir Ravinder N. Maini, FRCP, FRCPE, FMedSci, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
 

Section Editors
Bone and Cartilage Biology:
Mary Goldring, PhD, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, New York, USA
Stephan Blüml, MD, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Epidemiology and Clinical Trials:
Flavia Cicuttini, AM, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, Msc, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Genetics and Epigenetics:
Associate Professor Leonid Padyukov, MD, Karolinska Institutet, Solna, Sweden
Imaging and Outcome
Antonio Manzo, MD, PhD, University of Pavia, Pavia, Lombardy, Italy
Immunology and Pathology:
Philip L. Cohen, MD, Professor of Medicine (Emeritus), Section of Rheumatology, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, US
Monica Guma, MD, PhD, University of California, San Diego, USA
Pharmacology and Therapeutics:
Professor Diego Kyburz, MD, Universitätsspital Basel, Basel, Switzerland


Associate Editors
Simone Appenzeller, MD, PhD, University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
Xenofon BaraliakosMD, PhD, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Univ.- Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jessica Bertrand, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Experimental Orthopaedics, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
Ru Liu Bryan, PhD, University of California, San Diego, USA
Carla Cuda, PhD, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Christopher Denton, PhD, FRCP, University College London Medical School, London, United Kingdom
Hang-Korng Ea, MD, PhD, Université Paris Cité, INSERM UMR 1132 BIOSCAR, Hôpital Lariboisière, AP-HP, Paris, France
Professor João Eurico Fonseca, MD, PhD, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Silvia Hayer, PhD, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Sultana Monira Hussain, MBBS, MPH, PhD, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 
Lara Longobardi, PhD, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Professor Marco Matucci-Cerinic, MD, PhD, FRCP, FBSRhon, FACR, IRCCS, Department of Rheumatology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milano, Italy
Adam Mor, MD, PhD, Columbia University, New York City, New York, USA
Professor Toshihiro Nanki, MD, PhD, Toho University, Ōta, TokyoJapan
Lutfiyya NaQiyba Muhammad, MPH, PhD, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Gisela Orozco, PhD, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
Sarah Rice, PhD, Newcastle University Biosciences Institute, Newcastle upon TyneUnited Kingdom
Nan Shen, MD, PhD, Renji Hospital, Shanghai JiaoTong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
Professor Gregg Silverman, MD, New York University Grossman School of Medicine, New York City, New York, USA 
Stephanie Stanford, PhD, University of California, San Diego, USA
Professor Lai-Shan Tam, MBCnB, MD, MRCP, FHKCP, FHKAM, FRCP, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong , China
Professor Yoshiya Tanaka, MD, PhD, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, KitakyushuJapan 
Anita Wluka, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Editorial Board
Salah-uddin Ahmed, PhD, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA
Stefano Alivernini, MD, PhD, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
Professor Dr. med. Rieke Alten, MD, PhD, Head of Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, Schlosspark-Klinik, University Medicine Berlin, Germany
Professor Shervin Assassi, MD, MS, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas, USA
Christie Bartels, MD, MS, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Milwaukee, USA
Susan Boackle, MD, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA
Professor Matthew Brown, MBBS, MD, FRACP, FAHMS, FAA, King's College London, United Kingdom
Nathalie Busso, PhD, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland
Vivian Bykerk, BSc, MD, FRCPC, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, New Yourk, USA
Helena Canhão, MD, PhD, NOVA Medical School, CHRC, Universidade NOVA Lisboa, Portugal
Eliza Chakravarty, MD, MS, University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, USA
Professor Robin Christensen, MSc, PhD, Section for Biostatistics and Evidence-Based Research, the Parker Institute, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
Romy Christmann, MD, PhD, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA
Associate Professor Laura Coates, MBChB, MRCP, PhD, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Science, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Phil Cohen, MD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, USA
Francesco Del Galdo, MD, PhD, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Professor Guo-Min Deng, MD, PhD, Union Hospital affiliated to Tongji Medical college, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Changhai Ding, MD, PhD, University of Tasmania, Australia
Dirk Elewaut, MD, PhD, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
Felicity Evison, MSc, University Hospitals Birmingham, United Kingdom
Gary Firestein, MD, University of California, San Diego, USA
Marc Frerix, MD, MSc, Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Germany
Cem Gabay, MD, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
Associate Professor James Harris, PhD, BSc (Hons), Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Victoria, Australia
Monique Hinchcliff, MD, MS, Yale University, New Haven, ConnecticutUSA
Jan M. Hughes-Austin, PhD, MPT, University of California, San Diego, USA
Meghna Jani, MRCP, MSc, PhD, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
George Kalliolias, MD, PhD, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, USA
Mariana Kaplan, MD, University of Michigan, USA
Dr. med. univ. Adelheid Korb-Pap, University Hospital Münster, Germany
Professor Masataka Kuwana, MD, PhD, Nippon Medical School , Tokyo, Japan
Professor Chak-Sing Lau, MBChB, MD, FRCP, FHKCP, FHKAM (Med), The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Maria Leandro, MD, PhD, University College London, United Kingdom
Professor Young Ho Lee, MD, PhD, Department of Rheumatology, Korea University Anam Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Professor Rik Lories, MD, PhD, KU Leuven, Belgium
Tony Merriman, PhD, University of Otago, New Zealand
Pierre Miossec, MD, PhD, University of Lyon, France
Chandra Mohan, MD, PhD, University of Houston, USA
Kusuki Nishioka, MD, PhD, Tokyo Medical University, Japan   
Professor Michael T. Nurmohamed, MD, PhD, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, The Netherlands
Voon Ong, PhD, FRCP, University College London, United Kingdom
SUNY Distinguished Professor
Andreas Perl, MD, PhD, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, New York, USA
Professor Dr. med. Georg Pongratz, Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Section of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Krankenhaus Barmherzige Brüder Regensburg, Medical Faculty University of Regensburg, Germany
Chaim Putterman, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City, New York, USA
Professor Francisco Airton Castro da Rocha, MD, PhD, Universidade Federal do Ceará, FortalezaBrazil
Professor Najia Shakoor, MD, Rush University Medical Center, Cicago, Illinois, USA
Associate Professor Wen-Hai Shao, PhD, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Joanna Sherwood, PhD, University of Münster, Münster, Germany
Professor Sir Jasvinder Singh, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Endowed Professor, Musculoskeletal Outcomes Research, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Birmingham VA​ Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
Maria Sjögren Bokarewa, PhD, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Jeremy Sokolove, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
Lingyun Sun, MD, Nanjing University, Nanjing, JiangsuChina
Zoltán Szekanecz, MD, PhD,  University of Debrecen, Hungary
Professor Sander W. Tas, MD, PhD, Department of Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Andrew Teichtahl, PhD, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Paul Utz, MD, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Diane van der Woude, MD, PhD, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Professor Ronald van Vollenhoven, MD, PhD,  Chair, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, The Netherlands
Pamela Weiss, MD, MSCE, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Ian Wicks, MBBS, PhD, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia
Deborah Winter, PhD, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA 
Joan Wither, BSc, PhD, MD, FRCPC, Toronto Western Research Hospital Institute, Canada
Ryo Yamada, MD, PhD, Kyoto University, Japan
Di Yu, BSc, PhD, University of Queensland, Australia

Trusted Reviewers

​​​​​Maria Camacho Encina, PhD, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Jose Chacon, MD, Advent Health Orlando, United States
Tomasz Cudejko, PhD, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Marina Danalache, PhD, Universitätsklinikum Tübingen, Germany
Marcos Roberto Gonzalez, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard MEdical School, United States
Kevin M-C Lee, PhD, University of Melbourne, Australia
Delong Li, PhD, Zhujiang Hospital, China
Yajun Liu, PhD, Brown University,  United States
Iffah Nadhira Madzuki, PhD, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia
Paul Martin, PhD, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Michael Zhe Miao, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
Nisha Nair, PhD, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Yuva Venkata Raghava Neelapala, McMaster University, Canada
Dionysis Nikolopoulos, PhD, Academy of Athens, Greece
Stefano Rossi, PhD, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Ramy Samargandi, PhD, Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire (CHRU) de Tours, France
Agustín Sánchez-Temprano, PhD, University of A Coruña, Spain
Halit Selçuk, PhD, Marmara University, Turkey
Stephanie Shoop-Worral, PhD, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Samantha Smith, PhD, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Ho SO, Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Djandan Tadum Arthur Vithran, PhD, Xiangya Hospital Central South University, China
Chuan Fu Yap, PhD, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Huantian Zhang, PhD, Jinan University, China
Zhuang Zhou, PhD, Third Hospital of Hebei Medical University, China

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