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  • Clinical rheumatology
  • Epidemiology and public health
  • Pre-clinical and translational science

Aims and scope

BMC Rheumatology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers pre-clinical, translational and clinical articles on all aspects of the prevention, treatment and management of rheumatic diseases, related systemic and inflammatory conditions and associated co-morbidities, as well as epidemiology, education, pathophysiology, genetics, and drug development.


James Mockridge, BioMed Central

Section Editors

Alessia Alunno, University of Perugia

Susan Goodman, New York

Edward Roddy, Keele University

Up and coming events

EULAR 2017: 14-17 June 2017, Madrid