About the Journal

Aims and Scope

The Open Rheumatology Journal is an Open Access online journal, which publishes research articles, reviews/mini-reviews, letters and guest edited single topic issues in all important areas of experimental and clinical research in rheumatology, which include epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, clinical outcomes and treatment of inflammatory, immunologic, pediatric and adult rheumatological and musculoskeletal conditions, as well as metabolic, and degenerative soft and hard connective tissue diseases.

The Open Rheumatology Journal, a peer-reviewed journal, is an important and reliable source of current information on developments in the field. The emphasis will be on publishing quality papers rapidly and making them freely available to researchers worldwide.

About the Editor

Xiaodong Zhou
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas

Brief Biography

Dr. Xiaodong Zhou is a professor of Internal Medicine in the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. His major research interests include inflammation, fibrosis, genetics and autoimmunity in scleroderma, ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and other rheumatic diseases. He holds editorial positions in multiple medical and translational journals.

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