Univ. of Leeds, UK
Professor Philip Conaghan MBBS PhD FRACP FRCP is Director of the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, 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. His research spans early translational studies through large late-phase clinical trials, with major interests in understanding pathogenesis and therapeutic response for common arthritides, with a special interest in imaging. He was inaugural Chair of the EULAR Standing Committee on Musculoskeletal Imaging and is a past President of the International Society for Musculoskeletal Imaging in Rheumatology. He is an executive member of the international outcomes group OMERACT, is on a number of editorial boards, is co-editor of the most recent Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology and has authored over 500 publications as original research, reviews and book chapters.