Andrew Harrison

University of Otago New Zealand

Associate Professor Andrew Harrison is a graduate of the University of Otago Medical School. He undertook a research fellowship at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School at Hammersmith Hospital, London and completed a PhD in the basic biology of inflammation from the University of London in 1995, before returning to Wellington, New Zealand. He is the Clinical Head of the Wellington Regional Rheumatology Unit, Clinical Advisor to Arthritis New Zealand and more recently he held the post of President of the New Zealand Rheumatology Association. He has a clinical interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound, and his research interests include the genetics and pathophysiology of gout, the genetic and environmental causes of spondyloarthropathy, and the economic, geographic and social determinants of access to rheumatology services.

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This book offers a range of perspectives on pathogenesis, clinical features and treatment of different rheumatic diseases, with a particular focus on some of the interesting aspects of Sjögren's syndrome. It contains detailed and thorough reviews by international experts, with a diverse range of academic backgrounds. It will also serve as a useful source of information for anyone with a passive interest in rheumatology, from the genetic and molecular level, through to the psychological impact of pain and disability.

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