Michael Doherty, MD, MA, FRCP, ILTM

University of Nottingham

Michael Doherty is Professor of Rheumatology and Head of Academic Rheumatology, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham.   His main research interests are osteoarthritis (OA), gout, calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition (CPPD), placebo/contextual response and evidence based medicine. He has expertise in clinical and epidemiological studies, community-based clinical trials, systematic reviews and meta-analyses.  He has over 300 original research publications and was awarded the OA Research Society International (OARSI) Clinical Research Award for 2012.  He is a past editor of Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (1992-99), has co-chaired EULAR Task Forces for recommendations for OA, gout and CPPD arthritis, and has been a clinical expert in NICE appraisals for OA and gout.