Dr. Robert Plenge is one of the world’s foremost rheumatoid arthritis researchers. He recently led a team of international scientists who conducted a large genetic study about RA. They discovered 40 new genetic areas related to increased risk of RA that may eventually led to new treatments. These results were published in the prestigious scientific journal Nature. Dr. Plenge agreed to participate in an exclusive question and answer interview with Rheumatoidarthrititis.net Patient Advocate Andrew Lumpe.
Q. What drove you to delve into the mysteries of rheumatoid arthritis?
A. As a practicing clinical rheumatologist…
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