From the Editor

Vinod Ravindran MD, FRCP
Director, Centre for Rheumatology,
Calicut, Kerala

Dear Colleagues,

I am delighted to present the second issue of the IRA e-newsletter in 2023. I would like to thank the members for the appreciation and constructive feedback for the previous issue.

As before, we ( have worked diligently in our endeavour to make this official publication of the IRA easy to read with a content which is appealing and engaging to all even beyond the IRA fraternity.

In line with our vision for the e-newsletter “Be innovative and think of life more and science less”; executive editor for this issue, Dr Arun Kedia has curated a collector’s volume with an exciting range of topics with contributors ranging from the doyens and experts from Indian rheumatology to our extremely talented younger members.

Our creative and social media editors (Gayatri, Akshat, Pankti and Kushagra) are using the Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube to reach out to you with the issue. Please help us in spreading the word.

What would you like to read? Please share your feedback and suggestions on

Best wishes

Prof. Vinod Ravindran MD FRCP
Editor-in-Chief, IRA e-newsletter

Editorial Office
Centre for Rheumatology
On Chevarambalam- Paropady Road
Calicut, Kerala