Devyani Misra, MBBS

MisraAssistant Professor of Medicine

MBBS – Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University
MS  –  Boston University School of Public Health

 

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Geriatrics, rheumatology


Summary of research interests:
I am a clinician-scientist trained in geriatrics, rheumatology and epidemiology. My long-term goal is to improve the lives of elders with OA. My research focus lies at the intersection of aging and rheumatology. Specifically, I am interested in understanding mechanisms leading to development of age-related joint (osteoarthritis), muscle (sarcopenia) and bone (osteoporosis) impairment.

Research Interests: Mechanisms for muscle loss in elderly, frailty in association with osteoarthritis in elderly, biomarkers for osteoarthritis, pharmacoepidemiology studies in osteoporosis, calcium crystal arthritis and imaging

Special Interests: Geriatric rheumatology, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout/pseudogout, osteoporosis

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