Meetings will be held on Fridays from 12:00 -1:00 p.m. in the Shelby Building, Room 105, but if another location is specified for a specific date..

A light lunch will be provided.

For questions concerning the Journal Club, contact Laura B. Hughes, MD, MSPH at or Julie Huff at

Click on the links below to access the articles that will be discussed.

Date: September 8, 2017
Speakers: Edberg, Jeffrey C., PhD / Laura B. Hughes, MD, MSPH
Theme: Inflammatory arthritis-targets for new treatment and evaluating the safety of old treatments

JE - Rauber et al, 2017
LH - Humphries et al, 2017

Date: September 15, 2017
Lowe Conference - No Journal Club

Date: September 22, 2017
Speakers: Chander Raman, PhD / Archana Jain, MD
Theme: Scleroderma

CR - Takahashi et al, 2017
AJ - Namas et al, 2017


Date: September 29, 2017
Speaker: Edward W. Hook III, MD, Endowed Professor of Infectious Disease Translational Research, UAB Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology and Microbiology
Title: Working Together To Forge Successful Mentor-Mentee Relationships
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Click here for a slide show of the seminar

Date: October 6, 2017
Speakers: Beatriz Hanaoka, MD / Amanda Schnell, MD
Theme: Senescence and Mortality in Gout

BH - Vazirpanah et al, 2017
AS - Vincent et al, 2017


Date: October 27, 2017
Speaker: Matthew J. Hilton, PhD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Cell Biology, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine
Title: The Complexity of Notch Signaling in Osteoarthritis
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