The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Convergence held in November 2021 included several important abstracts and sessions in gout research.
In this episode, Ada Kumar, MD, of Horizon Therapeutics, and Suneet Grewal, MD, of East Bay Rheumatology Medical Group, provide an overview of the compelling news and research in gout, as presented at the ACR annual meeting.
Ada Kumar, MD, is a medical director in medical affairs at Horizon Therapeutics. Dr Kumar is a board-certified radiologist who, prior to joining Horizon, practiced radiology for almost 15 years in both academic and private practice settings. She completed her undergraduate studies in biological sciences at Northwestern University through the Honors Program in Medical Education where she also completed medical school. After her radiology residency training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, where she served as chief resident, Dr Kumar completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal imaging at the University of Chicago.
Suneet Grewal, MD is a rheumatologist at East Bay Rheumatology Medical Group in the Bay Area in California. She received her medical degree from St George’s University, completed her internal medicine residency at Alameda County Medical Center and rheumatology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Dr Grewal has served as principal investigator of several clinical trials on gout and pegloticase, including the MIRROR and FORWARD randomized controlled trials.