PROFESSOR AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS MEDICAL PRIZE

MacInnes Iain
Professor Iain MacInnes

By Liam O’Heanai

Huge congratulations go to Professor Iain McInnes, a rheumatologist at Glasgow Royal Infirmary (GRI), who has been awarded the prestigious Carol Nachman Prize for Rheumatology 2019, the world’s highest honour awarded to a rheumatologist.

Iain said: “Arthritis remains a major challenge for millions of people. It is an incredible honour to receive this recognition. It reflects the extraordinary efforts of so many members of our team working together here in Glasgow, as we strive to combat arthritis and seek to improve the lives of those affected.”

Iain is Muirhead Professor of Medicine and Director of the Institute for Infection Immunity and Inflammation at the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences at Glasgow University, he also provides clinical sessions at GRI.

The Carol Nachman Prize serves to promote clinical, therapeutic and experimental research in the field of rheumatology.


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