Philipp Sewerin is an associate professor and senior physician in the Department of Rheumatology and the Hiller Research Unit for Rheumatology at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf in Düsseldorf, Germany, where he leads the working group on imaging in rheumatic diseases. He studied medicine at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf and was awarded a PhD in 2013 for a thesis entitled ““Effects of the prostaglandin analogue iloprost on on proliferation and differentiation of mesenchymal progenitor cells”.
Dr Sewerin’s principal research interests are in the field of biomarkers and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other rheumatic diseases. He is a Principal and Investigator or Sub-Investigator for phase 2–4 clinical trials on good clinical practice and is the musculoskeletal MRI expert for the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the ultrasound expert (particularly arthrosonography) at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR).
Dr Sewerin has published widely on imaging in RA and is also a reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed journals, including BMC, Arthritis & Rheumatology, and Arthritis Research & Therapy, as well as being a member of the editorial Board of the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
EM-59315 - Date of preparation: May 2021