Iain B. McinnesMD, FRCP, PhD, FRSE, FMedSci
Iain McInnes is Director of the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation at the University of Glasgow, UK. He has extensive experience in leading multicenter programs nationally and internationally. He is Director of the Scottish MRC Clinical Pharmacology and Pathology Clinical PhD Training Program, Chief Investigator for the Scottish Early RA Cohort (SERA) and the related SMS-IC biomarker discovery program (PROMISERA), and chief investigator of numerous global phase II and III clinical trials of novel immune therapies.
He has served as member or chair of numerous national grant-funding panels and as chair of several European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) scientific committees – he is now Treasurer and President-Elect of EULAR serving on its Steering Committee. He is formerly Chairman of the Foundation for European Rheumatology Research (Foreum) Scientific Committee and leads the EULAR-supported European Roadmap Program that is defining the research agenda for rheumatology for the next decade.