Center grant funding produces 30-35 papers annually in leading peer-reviewed arthritis journals and general medical journals.


Wallace IJ, Lea AJ, Lim YAL, Chow SKW, Sayed IBM, Ngui R, Shaffee MTH, Ng KS, Nicholas C, Venkataraman VV, Kraft TS. 1 Orang Asli Health and Lifeways Project (OA HeLP): a cross-sectional cohort study protoco. BMJ Open. 2022 Sep 20;12(9):e058660. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-058660. PMID: 36127083

Fleps I, Morgan EF. A Review of CT-Based Fracture Risk Assessment with Finite Element Modeling and Machine Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2022 Sep 1. doi: 10.1007/s11914-022-00743-w. Online ahead of print.

Gløersen M, Steen Pettersen P, Neogi T, Jafarzadeh SR, Vistnes M, Thudium CS, Bay-Jensen AC, Sexton J, Kvien TK, Hammer HB, Haugen IK. Associations of Body Mass Index With Pain and the Mediating Role of Inflammatory Biomarkers in People With Hand Osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2022 May;74(5):810-817. doi: 10.1002/art.42056. Epub 2022 Mar 23. PubMed PMID: 35137553

Liew J, Gianfrancesco M, Harrison C, Izadi Z, Rush S, Lawson-Tovey S, Jacobsohn L, Ja C, Hyrich KL, Gossec L, Strangfeld A, Carmona L, Schäfer M, Frãzao-Mateus E, Bulina I, Stafford F, Tufan A, Graver C, Yardımcı GK, Zepa J, Al Emadi S, Cook C, Abutiban F, Dey D, Katigbak G, Kaufman L, Kowalski E, Martínez-Martínez MU, Patel NJ, Reyes-Cordero G, Salido E, Smith E, Snow D, Sparks J, Wise L, Bhana S, Gore-Massy M, Grainger R, Hausmann J, Sirotich E, Sufka P, Wallace Z, Machado PM, Robinson PC, Yazdany J. SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infections among vaccinated individuals with rheumatic disease: results from the COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance provider registry.RMD Open. 2022 Apr;8(1):e002187. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2021-002187.PMID: 35387864

Lewis CL, Uemura K, Atkins PR, Lenz AL, Fiorentino NM, Aoki SK, Anderson AE. Patients with cam-type femoroacetabular impingement demonstrate increased change in bone-to-bone distance during walking: A dual fluoroscopy study. J Orthop Res. 2022 Mar 24;. doi: 10.1002/jor.25332. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 35325481.

Yau MS, Dubreuil M, Li S, Inamdar V, Peloquin C, Felson DT. Validation of knee osteoarthritis case identification algorithms in a large electronic health record database. Osteoarthr Cartil Open. 2022 Mar;4(1). doi: 10.1016/j.ocarto.2021.100229. Epub 2021 Dec 13. PubMed PMID: 35601472; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC9122022.

Afinogenova Y, Danve A, Neogi T. Update on gout management: what is old and what is new. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2022;34(2):118-124. Epub 2021/12/16. doi: 10.1097/BOR.0000000000000861. PMID: 34907116; PMCID: PMC8799507.

Aoyagi K, Liew JW, Farrar JT, Wang N, Carlesso L, Kumar D, Frey Law L, Lewis CE, Nevitt M, Neogi T. Does weight-bearing versus non-weight-bearing pain reflect different pain mechanisms in knee osteoarthritis?: the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study (MOST). Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2022;30(4):545-550. Epub 2021/11/22. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2021.10.014. PubMed PMID: 34801670; PMCID: PMC8940656.

Bucci J, Chen X, LaValley M, Nevitt M, Torner J, Lewis CE, Felson DT. Progression of knee osteoarthritis with use of intraarticular glucocorticoids versus hyaluronic acid. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2022;74(2):223-226. Epub 2021/11/23. doi: 10.1002/art.42031. PMID: 34807518; PMCID: PMC8795477.

Carlesso LC, Law LF, Wang N, Nevitt M, Lewis CE, Neogi T, Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study G. Association of pain sensitization and conditioned pain modulation to pain patterns in knee osteoarthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022;74(1):107-112. Epub 2020/09/04. doi: 10.1002/acr.24437. PMID: 32882103; PMCID: PMC7925701.

Felson DT, Lacaille D, LaValley MP, Aletaha D. Reexamining remission definitions in rheumatoid arthritis: Considering the twenty-eight-joint disease activity score, C-reactive protein level, and patient global assessment. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022;74(1):1-5. Epub 2021/11/17. doi: 10.1002/acr.24772. PMID: 34783179.

Felson DT, Lacaille D, LaValley MP, Aletaha D. Reexamining remission definitions in rheumatoid arthritis: Considering disease activity score in 28 joints, C-reactive protein, and patient global assessment. ACR Open Rheumatol. 2022;4(2):123-127. Epub 2021/11/17. doi: 10.1002/acr2.11345. PMID: 34783200; PMCID: PMC8843760.

Hart HF, Neogi T, LaValley M, White D, Zhang Y, Nevitt MC, Torner J, Lewis CE, Stefanik JJ. Relationship of patellofemoral osteoarthritis to changes in performance-based physical function over 7 years: The Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study. J Rheumatol. 2022;49(1):98-103. Epub 2021/09/03. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.210270. PMID: 34470797; PMCID: PMC8724393.

Arant KR, Katz JN, Neogi T. Quantitative sensory testing: identifying pain characteristics in patients with osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2022;30(1):17-31. Epub 2021/10/02. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2021.09.011. PubMed PMID: 34597800; PMCID: PMC8712382.

Helget LN, England BR, Roul P, Sayles H, Petro AD, Neogi T, O’Dell JR, Mikuls TR. Cause-Specific Mortality in Patients with Gout in the United States Veteran’s Health Administration: A Matched Cohort Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022. Epub 2022/03/17. doi: 10.1002/acr.24881. PubMed PMID: 35294114.

Schwager JL, Nevitt MC, Torner J, Lewis CE, Matthan NR, Wang N, Sun X, Lichtenstein AH, Felson D, Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study G. Association of serum low-density lipoprotein, high-density lipoprotein, and total cholesterol with development of knee osteoarthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022;74(2):274-280. Epub 2020/09/23. doi: 10.1002/acr.24455. PMID: 32961029; PMCID: PMC8054264.

Dalbeth N, Neogi T. Where are the women ‘Heroes and Pillars of Rheumatology’? Ann Rheum Dis. 2022. Epub 2022/02/06. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-222047. PubMed PMID: 35121589.

Li JS, Tsai TY, Clancy MM, Lewis CL, Felson DT, Li G. Cartilage contact characteristics of the knee during gait in individuals with obesity. J Orthop Res. 2022. Epub 2022/01/26. doi: 10.1002/jor.25288. PubMed PMID: 35076128.

Gloersen M, Steen Pettersen P, Neogi T, Slatkowsky-Christensen B, Kvien TK, Magnusson K, Hammer HB, Haugen IK. Associations of pain sensitisation with tender and painful joint counts in people with hand osteoarthritis: results from the Nor-Hand study. RMD Open. 2022;8(1). Epub 2022/01/07. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2021-001774. PubMed PMID: 34987090; PMCID: PMC8734025.

Haugen IK, Felson D, Abhishek A, Berenbaum F, Edwards JJ, Herrero Beaumont G, Hermann-Eriksen M, Hill CL, Ishimori M, Jonsson H, Karjalainen T, Leung YY, Maheu E, Mallen CD, Moe RH, Ramonda R, Ritschl V, Stamm TA, Szekanecz Z, van der Giesen FJ, Ritt M, Wittoek R, Kjeken I, Osteras N, van de Stadt LA, Englund M, Dziedzic KS, Marshall M, Bierma-Zeinstra S, Hansen P, Greibrokk E, Smeets W, Kloppenburg M. Development of radiographic classification criteria for hand osteoarthritis: a methodological report (Phase 2). RMD Open. 2022;8(1). Epub 2022/02/06. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2021-002024. PubMed PMID: 35121640; PMCID: PMC8819785

Liew JW, Peloquin C, Tedeschi SK, Felson DT, Zhang Y, Choi HK, Terkeltaub R, Neogi T. Proton Pump Inhibitors and Risk of Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition in a Population-Based Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022. Epub 2022/03/05. doi: 10.1002/acr.24876. PubMed PMID: 35245410.


Aoyagi K, Neogi T, Peloquin C, Dubreuil M, Marinko L, Camarinos J, Felson DT, Kumar D. Association of physical therapy interventions with long-term opioid use after total knee replacement. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(10):e2131271. Epub 2021/10/28. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.31271. PMID: 34705013; PMCID: PMC8552057.

Ballal P, Peloquin C, Boer CG, Neogi T. Warfarin use and risk of knee and hip replacements. Ann Rheum Dis. 2021;80(5):605-609. Epub 2021/08/12. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-219646. PMID: 34380108; PMCID: PMC8361882.

Carlesso LC, Hawker GA, Torner J, Lewis CE, Nevitt M, Neogi T, Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study G. Association of intermittent and constant knee pain patterns with knee pain severity and with radiographic knee osteoarthritis duration and severity. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2021;73(6):788-793. Epub 2020/03/22. doi: 10.1002/acr.24194. PMID: 32198833; PMCID: PMC7502437.

Chang GH, Park LK, Le NA, Jhun RS, Surendran T, Lai J, Seo H, Promchotichai N, Yoon G, Scalera J, Capellini TD, Felson DT, Kolachalama VB. Subchondral bone length in knee osteoarthritis: A deep learning-derived imaging measure and its association with radiographic and clinical outcomes. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2021;73(12):2240-2248. Epub 2021/05/12. doi: 10.1002/art.41808. PMID: 33973737; PMCID: PMC8581065.

Chen AT, Bronsther CI, Stanley EE, Paltiel AD, Sullivan JK, Collins JE, Neogi T, Katz JN, Losina E. The value of total knee replacement in patients with knee osteoarthritis and a body mass index of 40 kg/m(2) or greater: A cost-effectiveness analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2021;174(6):747-757. Epub 2021/03/23. doi: 10.7326/M20-4722. PMID: 33750190; PMCID: PMC8288249.

Costello KE, Felson DT, Neogi T, Segal NA, Lewis CE, Gross KD, Nevitt MC, Lewis CL, Kumar D. Ground reaction force patterns in knees with and without radiographic osteoarthritis and pain: descriptive analyses of a large cohort (the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study). Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2021;29(8):1138-1146. Epub 2021/03/25. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2021.03.009. PMID: 33757856; PMCID: PMC8319033.

Danve A, Sehra ST, Neogi T. Role of diet in hyperuricemia and gout. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2021;35(4):101723. Epub 2021/11/23. doi: 10.1016/j.berh.2021.101723. PMID: 34802900; PMCID: PMC8678356.

Felson DT, Misra D, LaValley M, Clancy M, Chen X, Lichtenstein A, Matthan N, Torner J, Lewis CE, Nevitt MC. Fatty acids and osteoarthritis: the MOST study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2021;29(7):973-978. Epub 2021/03/25. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2021.03.006. PMID: 33757857; PMCID: PMC8217156.

Gates LS, Perry TA, Golightly YM, Nelson AE, Callahan LF, Felson D, Nevitt M, Jones G, Cooper C, Batt ME, Sanchez-Santos MT, Arden NK. Recreational physical activity and risk of incident knee osteoarthritis: An International meta-analysis of individual participant-level data. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2021. Epub 2021/11/04. doi: 10.1002/art.42001. PMID: 34730279.

Kuusalo L, Felson DT, Wang N, Lewis CE, Torner J, Nevitt MC, Neogi T, Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study G. Metabolic osteoarthritis – relation of diabetes and cardiovascular disease with knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2021;29(2):230-234. Epub 2020/12/01. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2020.09.010. PMID: 33253888; PMCID: PMC8020447.

Liew JW, Kim SC, Peloquin C, Felson DT, Jin Y, Lii J, Neogi T. Knee osteonecrosis incidence from two real-world data sources. Osteoarthr Cartil Open. 2021;3(2). Epub 2021/05/08. doi: 10.1016/j.ocarto.2021.100169. PMID: 33959724; PMCID: PMC8096165.

Lui JK, Sangani RA, Chen CA, Bujor AM, Trojanowski MA, Gopal DM, LaValley MP, Wiener RS, Klings ES. The prognostic value of cardiac axis deviation in systemic sclerosis-related pulmonary hypertension. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2021. Epub 2021/06/05. doi: 10.1002/acr.24724. PMID: 34085410; PMCID: PMC8639831.

Macri EM, Neogi T, Jarraya M, Guermazi A, Roemer F, Lewis CE, Torner JC, Lynch JA, Tolstykh I, Jafarzadeh SR, Stefanik JJ. Can MRI-defined osteoarthritis features explain anterior knee pain in individuals with, or at risk for, knee osteoarthritis? The MOST Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2021. Epub 2021/03/27. doi: 10.1002/acr.24604. PMID: 33768706; PMCID: PMC8463633.

Master H, Neogi T, LaValley M, Thoma LM, Zhang Y, Voinier D, Christiansen MB, White DK. Does the 1-year decline in walking speed predict mortality risk beyond current walking speed in adults with knee osteoarthritis? J Rheumatol. 2021;48(2):279-285. Epub 2020/12/02. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.200259. PMID: 33259329; PMCID: PMC7854382.

Morillon MB, Christensen R, Singh JA, Dalbeth N, Saag K, Taylor WJ, Neogi T, Kennedy MA, Pedersen BM, McCarthy GM, Shea B, Diaz-Torne C, Tedeschi SK, Grainger R, Abhishek A, Gaffo A, Nielsen SM, Noerup A, Simon LS, Lassere M, Tugwell P, Stamp LK, Gout Working Group FTO. Serum urate as a proposed surrogate outcome measure in gout trials: From the OMERACT working group. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2021;51(6):1378-1385. Epub 2021/11/30. doi: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2021.11.004. PMID: 34839932.

Neogi T, Peloquin C, Ballal P, Boer CG. Response to: ‘Correspondence on ‘Warfarin use and risk of knee and hip replacements” by Cheng and Zhang. Ann Rheum Dis. 2021. Epub 2021/05/15. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-220601. PMID: 33985943; PMCID: PMC8589856.

Sinha P, Jafarzadeh SR, Assoumou SA, Bielick CG, Carpenter B, Garg S, Harleen S, Neogi T, Nishio MJ, Sagar M, Sharp V, Kissin EY. The effect of il-6 inhibitors on mortality among hospitalized COVID-19 patients: A multicenter study. J Infect Dis. 2021;223(4):581-588. Epub 2020/11/21. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa717. PMID: 33216906; PMCID: PMC7717300.

Stovall R, Peloquin C, Felson D, Neogi T, Dubreuil M. Relation of NSAIDs, DMARDs, and TNF inhibitors for ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis to risk of total hip and knee arthroplasty. J Rheumatol. 2021;48(7):1007-1013. Epub 2021/01/17. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.200453. PMID: 33452168.


Bacon K, LaValley MP, Jafarzadeh SR, Felson D. Does cartilage loss cause pain in osteoarthritis and if so, how much? Ann Rheum Dis. 2020;79(8):1105-1110. Epub 2020/05/10. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-217363. PMID: 32381567.

Ballal P, Sury M, Lu N, Duryea J, Zhang Y, Ratzlaff C, Neogi T. The relation of oral bisphosphonates to bone marrow lesion volume among women with osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2020;28(10):1325-1329. Epub 2020/08/10. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2020.07.006. PMID: 32768598; PMCID: PMC7530037.

Collins NJ, Neogi T, Vicenzino B, Guermazi A, Roemer FW, Lewis CE, Torner JC, Nevitt MC, Stefanik JJ. Psychological and pain sensitization characteristics are associated with patellofemoral osteoarthritis symptoms: The Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study. J Rheumatol. 2020;47(11):1696-1703. Epub 2020/03/03. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.190981. PMID: 32115429; PMCID: PMC8005266.

Danve A, Neogi T. Rising global burden of gout: Time to act. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2020;72(11):1786-1788. Epub 2020/11/06. doi: 10.1002/art.41453. PMID: 33150696; PMCID: PMC7644950.

Guermazi A, Neogi T, Katz JN, Kwoh CK, Conaghan PG, Felson DT, Roemer FW. Intra-articular corticosteroid injections for the treatment of hip and knee osteoarthritis-related pain: Considerations and controversies with a focus on imaging-radiology scientific expert panel. Radiology. 2020;297(3):503-512. Epub 2020/10/21. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2020200771. PMID: 33079000; PMCID: PMC7706887.

Jafarzadeh SR, Neogi T, Stefanik JJ, Li JS, Guermazi A, Apovian CM, Felson DT. Mediating role of bone marrow lesions, synovitis, pain sensitization, and depressive symptoms on knee pain improvement following substantial weight loss. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2020;72(3):420-427. Epub 2019/09/29. doi: 10.1002/art.41125. PMID: 31562683; PMCID: PMC7050338.

Li S, Schwartz AV, LaValley MP, Wang N, Desai N, Sun X, Neogi T, Nevitt M, Lewis CE, Guermazi A, Roemer F, Segal N, Felson D, Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study G. Association of visceral adiposity with pain but not structural osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2020;72(7):1103-1110. Epub 2020/02/11. doi: 10.1002/art.41222. PMID: 32039565; PMCID: PMC7329601.

Nevitt MC, Felson DT. High bone density and radiographic osteoarthritis: questions answered and unanswered. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2020;28(9):1151-1153. Epub 2020/05/18. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2020.05.006. PMID: 32417559.

Stokes A, Lundberg DJ, Sheridan B, Hempstead K, Morone NE, Lasser KE, Trinquart L, Neogi T. Association of obesity with prescription opioids for painful conditions in patients seeking primary care in the US. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(4):e202012. Epub 2020/04/03. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.2012. PMID: 32239222; PMCID: PMC7118518.

Thomas MJ, Neogi T. Flare-ups of osteoarthritis: what do they mean in the short-term and the long-term? Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2020;28(7):870-873. Epub 2020/01/29. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2020.01.005. PMID: 31987994.

van Spil WE, Bierma-Zeinstra SMA, Deveza LA, Arden NK, Bay-Jensen AC, Kraus VB, Carlesso L, Christensen R, Van Der Esch M, Kent P, Knoop J, Ladel C, Little CB, Loeser RF, Losina E, Mills K, Mobasheri A, Nelson AE, Neogi T, Peat GM, Rat AC, Steultjens M, Thomas MJ, Valdes AM, Hunter DJ. A consensus-based framework for conducting and reporting osteoarthritis phenotype research. Arthritis Research & Therapy. 2020;22(1):54. Epub 2020/03/21. doi: 10.1186/s13075-020-2143-0. PMID: 32192519; PMCID: PMC7083005.

Voinier D, Neogi T, Stefanik JJ, Guermazi A, Roemer FW, Thoma LM, Master H, Nevitt MC, Lewis CE, Torner J, White DK. Using cumulative load to explain how body mass index and daily walking relate to worsening knee cartilage damage over two years: The MOST Study. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2020;72(6):957-965. Epub 2019/12/01. doi: 10.1002/art.41181. PMID: 31785075; PMCID: PMC8020569.



Stokes A, Berry KM, Hempstead K, Lundberg DJ, Neogi T. Trends in prescription analgesic use among adults with musculoskeletal conditions in the United States, 1999-2016. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(12):e1917228. Epub 2019/12/12. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.17228. PMID: 31825504; PMCID: PMC6991204.

Vargas-Santos AB, Neogi T, da Rocha Castelar-Pinheiro G, Kapetanovic MC, Turkiewicz A. Cause-specific mortality in gout: novel findings of elevated risk of non-cardiovascular-related deaths. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019;71(11):1935-1942. Epub 2019/06/07. doi: 10.1002/art.41008. PMID: 31169353; PMCID: PMC6817379.