Prof. Iain McInnes University of Glasgow, UK1 Talk
Iain McInnes is the Director of the Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation at the University of Glasgow, with extensive experience in leading multi-centre programmes nationally and internationally. He is Chief investigator for the Scottish Early RA Cohort (SERA) and the related SMS-IC biomarker discovery programme, PROMISERA. He is also... read morethe Chief investigator of numerous global phase II and III clinical trials of novel immune therapies. He is also Chief Investigator for the recently commenced MRC funded IMID Bio-UK Biobank Consortium, bringing together a range of immune mediated diseases. He has served as member or chair of numerous national grant-funding panels, and as Chair of several EULAR Scientific Committees. He is an immediate past chairman of the Foreum (Foundation for European Rheumatology Research) Scientific Committee, leading the European Roadmap programme that is defining the research agenda for rheumatology for the next decade and have just been elected President of EULAR. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2008 and the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2012.