Professor Karim Raza co-authored the essay Rheumatoid Arthritis — does time matter? with Chris Buckley and Andrew Filer in the book The New Optimists.
He is Karim Raza is Professor of Clinical Rheumatology at the University of Birmingham and a consultant rheumatologist at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust.
He combines his clinical work with an active research programme in the field of rheumatoid arthritis and in particular the earliest phase of this disease. His work addresses approaches to the prediction of outcome in early inflammatory arthritis, approaches to the treatment of early rheumatoid arthritis and mechanisms of joint inflammation.