Tuhina Neogi, MD, PhD

Professor, Medicine

Tuhina Neogi
617.638.5180
650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr

Biography

I am a rheumatologist and epidemiologist whose research has focused primarily on risk factors for knee osteoarthritis and gout, pain mechanisms in knee osteoarthritis, as well as methodologic issues of relevance for rheumatic diseases. I have had continuous peer-reviewed foundation and NIH funding since 2003, and have over 190 peer-reviewed publications to date. I am the most recent past chair of the FDA Arthritis Advisory Committee, serve on the boards two international societies: Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) and Gout, Hyperuricemia, and Crystal-Associated Diseases Network (G-CAN), and on committees for the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and International Association for the Study Pain (IASP), among others. My work has been recognized with the prestigious 2014 ACR Henry Kunkel Young Investigator Award for outstanding and promising independent contributions to rheumatology research (awarded to no more than one clinical researcher and/or one basic science researcher each year). I have also engaged in developing new classification criteria for a number of rheumatic diseases. In addition to research, clinical work, and teaching, one of my key roles is to mentor trainees and junior faculty in musculoskeletal disease-related research. To that end, I was awarded the 2016 Robert Dawson Evans Research Mentoring Award. I am also leading the new CTSI Research Career Support Program initiative, PRIME (Pathways to Research Independence and Mentoring Excellence), which aims to support early career mentored researchers to successfully transition to becoming independent researchers.

Expertise includes:
– Osteoarthritis: epidemiology; risk factors; mechanisms of osteoarthritis-related pain; the role of bone in the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis
– Gout: epidemiology; risk factors and triggers for gout attacks; management of gout; consequences of gout and hyperuricemia
– Classification criteria and outcome measures in rheumatic diseases.
– Novel methodology to address challenging epidemiologic issues

Other Positions

  • Professor, Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Chief, Rheumatology (Arthritis), Medicine, Boston Medical Center
  • Section Chief of Rheumatology, Rheumatology (Arthritis), Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Education

  • University of Toronto, MD
  • Boston University School of Public Health, PhD
  • McMaster University, BS

Classes Taught

Publications

  • Published on 6/6/2019

    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 Jun 06. PMID: 31169353.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/4/2019

    Heisler AC, Song J, Dunlop DD, Wohlfahrt A, Bingham CO, Bolster MB, Clauw DJ, Marder W, Phillips K, Neogi T, Lee YC. Association of Pain Centralization and Patient-Reported Pain in Active Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 Jun 04. PMID: 31162824.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/29/2019

    Stokes A, Berry KM, Collins JM, Johnston SS, Hsiao CW, Waggoner JR, Ammann EM, Scamuffa RF, Lee S, Lundberg DJ, Solomon DH, Felson DT, Neogi T, Manson JE. The contribution of obesity to prescription opioid use in the United States. Pain. 2019 May 29. PMID: 31149978.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/22/2019

    Thomas MJ, Rathod-Mistry T, Harper S, Parry EL, Pope C, Neogi T, Peat G. Acute Flares of Knee Osteoarthritis (the ACT-FLARE Study): Protocol for a Web-Based Case-Crossover Study in Community-Dwelling Adults. JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Apr 22; 8(4):e13428. PMID: 31008709.

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  • Published on 4/1/2019

    Wohlfahrt A, Bingham CO, Marder W, Phillips K, Bolster MB, Moreland LW, Zhang Z, Neogi T, Lee YC. Responsiveness of Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Measures in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Starting or Switching a Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drug. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 Apr; 71(4):521-529. PMID: 29885039.

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  • Published on 3/25/2019

    Zhang M, Zhang Y, Terkeltaub R, Chen C, Neogi T. Effect of Dietary and Supplemental Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids on Risk of Recurrent Gout Flares. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019 Mar 25. PMID: 30908893.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/11/2019

    Steen Pettersen P, Neogi T, Magnusson K, Berner Hammer H, Uhlig T, Kvien TK, Haugen IK. Peripheral and Central Sensitization of Pain in Individuals With Hand Osteoarthritis and Associations With Self-Reported Pain Severity. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019 Feb 11. PMID: 30741501.

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  • Published on 2/7/2019

    Choi H, Neogi T, Stamp L, Dalbeth N, Terkeltaub R. Reply. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019 Mar; 71(3):481-482. PMID: 30295436.

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  • Published on 2/7/2019

    Carlesso LC, Segal NA, Frey-Law L, Zhang Y, Na L, 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. 2019 Apr; 71(4):542-549. PMID: 30307131.

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  • Published on 1/4/2019

    Misra D, Fielding RA, Felson DT, Niu J, Brown C, Nevitt M, Lewis CE, Torner J, Neogi T. Risk of Knee Osteoarthritis With Obesity, Sarcopenic Obesity, and Sarcopenia. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019 Feb; 71(2):232-237. PMID: 30106249.

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