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The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Convergence, held in November 2021, included several key summaries and sessions in gout research.

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In this chapter, Ada Kumar, Dr., Horizon Therapeutics and Suneet Grewal, Dr.Provides an overview of interesting gout news and research from the East Bay Rheumatology Medical Group as presented at the ACR annual meeting.

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Ada Kumar, Dr., is the medical director of medical affairs at Horizon Therapeutics. Dr Kumar is a board-certified radiologist who practiced radiology for approximately 15 years in both academic and private practice settings before joining Horizon. He completed his undergraduate education in the field of biological sciences at Northwestern University with the Honors Program in Medical Education, where he completed his medical school. Dr Kumar completed a musculoskeletal imaging fellowship at the University of Chicago, following his radiology residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, where he served as chief assistant.

Suneet Grewal, Dr. He is a rheumatologist with East Bay Rheumatology Medical Group in the Bay Area, California. He earned his medical degree from St George’s University, completed his residency in internal medicine at Alameda County Medical Center, and a rheumatology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Dr Grewal has served as principal investigator in several clinical trials on gout and pegloticase, including the MIRROR and FORWARD randomized controlled trials.