Translating research into clinical practice

Arthritis Research & Therapy is an international, peer-reviewed online journal, publishing original research, reviews, commentaries and reports. The major focus of the journal is on cellular and molecular mechanisms of arthritis, musculoskeletal conditions and systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases and translation of this knowledge into advances in clinical care. Original basic, translational laboratory and clinical research is considered for publication along with results of therapeutic trials.


  • Christopher Buckley, University of Birmingham
  • Harris Perlman, Northwestern University

Founding Editors

  • Peter Lipsky, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Sir Ravinder Maini, London


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ISSN: 1478-6354