Rheumatology - European Medical Journal



Editorial board


Dr Ian C. Chikanza

Consultant in Adult & Paediatric Rheumatology, Department of Rheumatology, Barts Arthritis Centre, Barts and the Royal London Hospital, London, UK; Director, Arthritis Care Centre, Harare, Zimbabwe; Chairman Board of Trustees, Arthritis Care Africa Foundation.

Editorial Board

Prof Aysen Akıncı

Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rheumatologist and Pain Medicine Specialist, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

Dr Michael Backhouse

Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine; National Institute for Health Research Clinical Trials Fellow, Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK.

Prof Jessica Bertrand

Professor, Experimental Orthopaedics, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (OvGU), Magdeburg, Germany.

Prof Helena Canhão

Invited Full Professor, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, NOVA Medical School, National School of Public Health, NOVA University of Lisbon; Head, EpiDoC Unit, Center for the Study of Chronic Diseases (CEDOC), NOVA Medical School; Rheumatology Senior Consultant, Santa Maria Hospital, North Lisbon Hospital Centre (CHLN), Lisbon, Portugal.

Dr Hector Chinoy

Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist, Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, Institute of Inflammation and Repair, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK; Fellow, Royal College of Physicians (RCP); Member of General Medical Council (GMC); Medical Protection Society (MPS); British Society for Rheumatology (BSR); American College of Rheumatology (ACR); British Medical Association (BMA).

Dr Christakis Christodoulou

Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Nicosia Medical School; Consultant, Rheumatology and General (Internal) Medicine, Synesio Medical Centre, Larnaca, Cyprus.

Prof Elaine Dennison

Professor, Musculoskeletal Epidemiology, Honorary Consultant, Rheumatology, MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (LEU), University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK.

Prof Oliver Distler

Professor of Rheumatology, Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Dr João Fonseca

Department of Rheumatology, Santa Maria Hospital, North Lisbon Hospital Centre (CHLN); Rheumatology Research Group, Institute of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine,  University of Lisbon, Lisbon Academic Medical Centre, Lisbon, Portugal.

Prof Anthony K.P. Jones

Professor, Neuro-Rheumatology, Human Pain Research Group, Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, The University of Manchester, Manchester; Honorary Professor, Rehabilitation Science, University of Salford, Salford, UK.

Prof Özgür Kasapçopur

Professor, Paediatric Rheumatology, Cerrahpaşa Medical School, İstanbul University, İstanbul, Turkey.

Dr Gyorgy Nagy

Associate Professor of medicine, rheumatology, and immunology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary.

Dr Michel Neidhart

Professor, Experimental Rheumatology, Center of Experimental Rheumatology, Bio-Technopark Schlieren-Zurich, University Hospital Zurich (UHZ), Zurich, Switzerland.

Prof Seza Özen

Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

Prof Hendrik Schulze-Koops

Head of Division, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Munich, Germany.

Prof Prodromos Sidiropoulos

Associate Professor, Rheumatology, Head of the Rheumatology Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Crete, Greece.

Dr Lucía Silva-Fernández

Consultant Rheumatologist, Rheumatology Department, Complexo Hospitalario Universitario de Ferrol (CHUF), A Coruña, Spain.

Dr Suzanne Verstappen

Senior Research Fellow, Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology, Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, School of Biological Science, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.