Author Interview: Dr Mahta Mortezavi, 2024

Join Professor Peter Nash from the Griffith University in Brisbane, and Dr Mahta Mortezavi, a Clinical Director for Drug Discovery and Early Development as part of the Anti-infectives Research Unit at Pfizer, as they discuss her recent paper ‘Rheumatoid arthritis disease activity and adverse events in patients receiving tofacitinib or tumour necrosis factor inhibitors: a post hoc analysis of ORAL Surveillance.’

Author Interview: Professor Andrew Cope, Professor Paul Emery and Professor John Issacs

Join Professor Peter Nash from the Griffith University in Brisbane, as well as Professors Andrew Cope, Professor of Rheumatology and Head of the Centre for Rheumatic Diseases at Kings College London, Professor Paul Emery, Clinical Professor and Director of the Leeds Biomedical Research Centre, and Professor John Isaacs, Professor of clinical immunology and Director of Newcastle Biomedicine Versus Arthritis Experimental Arthritis Treatment Centre.

Together they discuss the recent paper ‘Abatacept in individuals at high risk of rheumatoid arthritis (APIPPRA): a randomised, double-blind, multicentre, parallel, placebo-controlled, phase 2b clinical trial’, published in The Lancet on 13th February 2024.

Author Interview: Dr Kehinde Sunmboye, 2024

Join Professor Peter Nash from the Griffith University in Brisbane, and Dr Kehinde Sunmboye, a consultant rheumatologist at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, in this episode of the Author Interview series. Dr Sunmboye discusses his recent paper 'Cardiovascular safety of Janus Kinase inhibitor therapy in a multi-ethnic population' with Professor Nash in this exclusive interview.

Discussing Rheumatology: January 2024

Join Professor Iain McInnes for the first episode on The Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Disease Forum, where he discusses the latest information and data in rheumatology. In this episode, he discusses two papers that aimed to advise on treatment of rheumatic diseases in a real-world setting. In our first paper, Emma Dures and her colleagues compiled the 2023 EULAR recommendations for the management of fatigue in people with inflammatory rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. Our second paper is from Kehinde Sunmboye and his colleagues, where they investigated the incidence of MACE in a multi-ethnic population that were treated with JAK inhibitors. To access detailed summary slides for the papers discussed today, visit

AxSpA Podcast: Long-Term Outcomes of Secukinumab & JAKis in Clinical Practice

Join us for the latest axSpA podcast brought to you by the Immune-mediated Inflammatory Disease forum! This month Dr Sofia Ramiro is joined by Professors Hideto Kameda and Xenofon Baraliakos to discuss the long-term impact of secukinumab treatment on bone-related outcomes and BTMs in r-AxSpA patients over two years. Our faculty then move on to discuss another publication, which presents JAKi treatment recommendations for IMIDs from a two-round modified RAM study with 21 subject matter experts.

Author Interview: Professor Andrea Rubbert-Roth, 2023

Join Professor Peter Nash from the Griffith University in Brisbane, and Professor Andrea Rubbert-Roth, a doctor of rheumatology and internal medicine at the Kantonsspital St Gallen in Switzerland, as they discuss her recent paper 'Malignancy in the Upadacitinib Clinical Trials for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, and Non-radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis'.