Congratulations, Michael LaValley

June 20, 2019   Please join us in congratulating Mike LaValley as a recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Scholar Award from the Association of Rheumatology Professionals

Rheumatology at OARSI – 2019

May 14, 2019 Members of the Section of Rheumatology presented research at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) meeting in Toronto during May 2-5, 2019. OARSI Treatment Guidelines Update Ingrid Meulenbelt, PhD and Tuhina Neogi, MD, PhD Moving Towards Patient-Centered Treatment Guidelines for Knee and Hip OA Tim McAlindon, MD, MPH SEVERITY OF STRUCTURAL AND […]

RheumNow article: Omega-3 Rich Fish Lowers Gout Flares

May 1, 2019   Boston researchers have shown that consumption of fish rich in omega‐3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n‐3 PUFA) leads to a lower risk of recurrent gout flares. See new article in RheumNow that references results from the Boston University Online Gout Study, published recently in Arthritis & Rheumatology

Recent article on gout highlighted in Healio-Rheumatology

April 18, 2019 A recent article was featured in the online publication Zhang M, Zhang Y, Terkeltaub R, Chen C, Neogi T. Dietary omega-fatty acids linked to lower risk of recurrent gout flare. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019 Mar 25 doi: 10.1002/art.40896 [Epub ahead of print] PMID:30908893. Click here to view

Maureen Dubreuil named as BU-CTSI Pilot Awardee

March 13, 2019   Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute (BU-CTSI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018-2019 Integrated Pilot Grant Program. Maureen Dubreuil, MD, MScIncidence and Predictive Factors for Joint Replacement Surgery in Spondyloarthritis This study will look at the rates of hip and knee replacement surgeries among people who have ankylosing spondylitis, […]

Dr. Tuhina Neogi is new Chief of Rheumatology

January 9, 2019         Dr. Tuhina Neogi is new Chief of Rheumatology We are delighted to announce that Tuhina Neogi, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Medicine has accepted our offer to become Chief of the Rheumatology Section effective January 1, 2019. Dr. Neogi received her M.D. from the University of Toronto and […]

Recent article highlighted in Healio

November 27, 2018 A recent article was featured in the online publication Carlesso LC, Segal NA, Frey-Law L, Zhang Y, Lu N, Nevitt M, Lewis CE, Neogi T. Pain susceptibility phenotypes in those free of knee pain with or at risk of knee osteoarthritis: The Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Oct 11. doi: 10.1002/art.40752. […]

Recent publication in the news

November 9, 2018   A recent paper, published in October in JAMA Internal Medicine, detailed research in a large observational study exploring the risk of CKD among patients prescribed allopurinol for gout. The research was cited in Internal Medicine News and in the Highlights section of JAMA Network. Vargas-Santos  AB, Peloquin  CE, Zhang  Y, Neogi […]

Tuhina Neogi featured in two podcasts on gout on The Curbsiders

November 9, 2018   https://thecurbsiders.com/podcast/113-gout-uric-acid-targets-urate-therapy https://thecurbsiders.com/podcast/112-gout-flares-bathtubs-and-firefighting About The Curbsiders The Curbsiders is an Internal Medicine Podcast featuring three board-certified Internists as they interview (“curbside”) the experts to provide listeners with clinical pearls and  practice-changing knowledge. Join Dr. Matthew Watto, Dr. Stuart Brigham, and Dr. Paul Williams as they serve up some triple-distilled knowledge (and maybe […]