Oliver FitzGerald is a Consultant Rheumatologist and Newman Clinical Research Professor at the Conway Institute, University College Dublin (UCD). Professor FitzGerald has published over 300 peer-reviewed papers, many on the subject of psoriatic arthritis (PsA). His main research interests in PsA include clinical and therapeutic studies; the development of novel imaging techniques; analysis of synovial and skin cellular and cytokine profiles; and, more recently, studies of gene and protein expression in diseased tissue. He currently receives research funding support from the HRB and a number of pharmaceutical companies. Oliver is a member of the executive committee of GRAPPA, he co-chairs the Research committee and is currently president-elect.