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Open Access Rheumatology: Research and Reviews
Professor Chuan-Ju Liu
Department of Orthopaedics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Dr. Chuan-Ju Liu holds the position of Charles W. Ohse Professor of Orthopaedics at Yale University School of Medicine. Prior to this, he worked at New York University Grossman School of Medicine from 2002 to 2023, holding various positions including Assistant Professor, Associate Professor with tenure, and full Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Cell Biology.
His primary research focuses on understanding the roles of inflammatory cytokines, growth factors, metalloproteinases, and extracellular matrix proteins, as well as their interaction networks. He aims to elucidate the pathways through which these molecules contribute to inflammation, autoimmunity, musculoskeletal diseases. Specifically, his research concentrates on musculoskeletal metabolism disorders and autoimmune diseases, with a special emphasis on conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Dr. Liu's research contributions have resulted in the publication of approximately 200 peer-reviewed original research papers in esteemed journals, including Science, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, J Clin Invest, EMBO, J and PANS. His research has also been recognized by multiple national and international organizations. This includes the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research's Harold M. Frost Award, the Arthritis Foundation's Dorothy W. Goldstein Award, the Kappa Delta Award from the Orthopaedic Research Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Ethelmae Haldan Award for Innovative Science in Osteoarthritis Research from Arthritis National Research Foundation, and the Basic Research Award from American College of Rheumatology.
Daniel E. Furst, Professor of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine and Rheumatology (emeritus, University of California, Los Angeles, USA; University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; University of Florence, Florence, Italy
Prof. Dr. Gheita
Professor Tamer A Gheita, MD, Professor of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University.
Ali Gur, Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Kasama
Tsuyoshi Kasama, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Showa University Scool of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Tun-hing Lui, Consultant, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, North District Hospital, Sheung Shui, New Territories, Hong Kong
Prof. Dr. Sampen
Hee-Jeong Im Sampen, Professor & Principal Investigator, Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center (JBVAMC); Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago, IL, USA
Dongsheng Zhou, Shandong Provincial Orthopaedic Hospital, People's Republic of China