Philip Conaghan, MD

University of Leeds

Professor Philip Conaghan MBBS PhD FRACP FRCP is Professor of Musculoskeletal Medicine & Director of the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine at the University of Leeds. He is a Rheumatologist and also Deputy Director of the UK National Institute for Health Research Leeds Biomedical Research Centre. His research spans early translational studies through large late-phase clinical trials, with major interests in understanding pathogenesis and therapeutic response for common arthritides, especially with imaging biomarkers. He is an executive member of the international outcomes group OMERACT and has previously Chaired UK NICE Osteoarthritis clinical guidance.