Listen to our tenth podcast with Johannes Knitza interviewing Philip Riches about his recent publication:

Evaluation of supported self-management in gout (GoutSMART): a randomised controlled feasibility trial – The Lancet Rheumatology

He graduated from Edinburgh University in 1999 with degrees in medicine and immunology. He specialised in rheumatology working with Professor Ralston as Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine Research Fellow, and Lorna Smith Fellow and took up his current position as consultant rheumatologist in 2010 with completion of his PhD in 2015. He is specialty Training Programme Director, and undergraduate lead for Rheumatology in Edinburgh. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer and has published on the genetics of gout and Paget’s disease as well as describing the syndrome of osteoporosis caused by osteoprotegerin antibodies published in the New England Journal of Medicine. For his work he has received the AMGEN ECTS Bone Biology Fellowship, the Royal College of Physician’s Croom Lectureship, and an Innovation award from the British Society of Rheumatology.

Fabian Proft

Dr. Philip Riches

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom

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