From the Editor

Vinod Ravindran MD, MRCP (UK), MSc-Rheumatology (King’s College, London, UK), CCT-Rheumatology (UK), MRCP-Rheumatology (UK), FRCP (Edin)
Director, Centre for Rheumatology, Calicut, Kerala

Dear Colleagues,

I hope you will like the IRA e-newsletter’s second issue this year. I thank all the members for their appreciation and constructive feedback on the previous issues.

I welcome Dr. Sunitha Kayidhi, Dr. Vikramraj Jain, and Dr. Upendra Rathore as our new executive editors. Our expanded editorial board has worked collectively to bring you diversified and exciting content.

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. Pankti Mehta 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.

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Best wishes 

Prof. Vinod Ravindran MD, CCT-Rheumatology (UK), FRCP
Editor-in-Chief, IRA e-newsletter

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