Advisory Board and Editors Rheumatology

Anne Blangy

Research director, leader of the team "RhoGTPases in osteoclast biology" at CNRS in Montpellier, France. Genreal secretary of the French Society for Cell Biology SBCF.

Dorothy D. Dunlop

Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. Fellow of the Gerontology Society of America.

Linda S Ehrlich-Jones

Research Assistant Professor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Past-President Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals

Juliane Kaminski

Senior lecturer psychology at the University of Portsmouth. Before that group leader of the group “Evolutionary Roots of Human Social Interaction” at the Max Planck Institute EVAN Germany. Junior Research Fellow at Churchill College and a member of the Experimental Psychology lab of Cambridge University.

Main research interest is the evolution of human sociality. Special interest in ToM, cooperation and communication among individuals.

Sandra Kleinau

Sandra Kleinau obtained her Ph.D. in clinical immunology from Uppsala University (UU), Sweden and performed postdoctoral studies at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and later at UU. She established her own research group in 1997, received a permanent position at UU in 2004 and became Professor of Biology in 2008. Dr Kleinau has a research interest in autoimmunity, particularly autoimmune arthritis, with focus on exploiting B cells, antibodies, Fc receptors and complement.

Floris P.J.G. Lafeber

Professor of ‘Experimental Rheumatology’ University Medical Centre Utrecht. Manager of research and head of research laboratory of the department of Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology, UMCU. In addition to organization, initiation, and facilitation research of the department, there is a personal interest in a unique treatment of severe osteoarthritis being joint distraction, and in a unique animal model of osteoarthritis being the canine Groove model.

Elizabeth G. Laird

Academic Editor PLoS ONE. Recipient of the 2006 Rupert Timpl Award from the International Society for Matrix Biology.

Angela Rösen-Wolff

Study of Medicine at the Ruprecht-Karls-Universiy in Heidelberg, Germany; Habilitation in Experimental Virology. Head of Clinical Research at the Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus at TU Dresden, Germany, since 1995. Speaker of Clinical Research Unit 249 "Defects of the Innate Immune System in Autoinflammation and Autoimmunity" since 2010

Anita E Wluka

Anita is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, and a Clinical Rheumatologist, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne.