Dr. Philip Conaghan MBBS, PhD

University of Leeds Biomedical Research Centre

Professor Philip Conaghan MBBS PhD FRACP FRCP is Director of the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine at the University of Leeds, and Director of the newly awarded NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre. His research focuses on understanding the causes of, and developing effective therapies for, common joint problems. He has previously chaired NICE osteoarthritis clinical guidance, is co-editor of the Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology and has authored/co-authored over 650 publications as original research, reviews and book chapters. He has received multiple international research awards including the Carol Nachman award for Rheumatology, the OARSI clinical research award and the Elise Jourdevant prize.