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What are the phases of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Christopher Buckley, MD, PhD
University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Date Added: 06/26/13

We talk about phases A to F. Phase A is a person who has no symptoms at all, but carries a genetic risk. Phase B, and A and B are closely related, somebody has an environmental risk. They may smoke, so often A and B can go together. Phase C is an immunological risk, so that person carries the ...
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Christopher Buckley obtained his first degree (BA) in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford (1985) with subsequent undergraduate training in Medicine MBBS at the Royal Free Hospital, London (1990). Postgraduate Medical training MRCP (1993) in General Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, London (Mark Walport, Dorian Haskard), and John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. DPhil (1996) arising from a Wellcome Training Fellowship with Professor J Bell and Dr D Simmons at the Institute Molecular Medicine, Oxford. In 1996, funded by a Wellcome Clinician Scientist Fellowship, he joined the Department of Rheumatology in Birmingham. In 2001 he was awarded an MRC Senior Clinical Fellowship and in October 2002 became ARUK Professor of Rheumatology, Division of Immunity and Infection in Birmingham
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