Tony Merriman received his Ph.D. degree in biochemistry from the University of Otago, New Zealand, in 1993. He did a postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford, from 1994 to 1998. He has led a research group at the University of Otago since 1998. His area of expertise is genetics of arthritis, in particular gout and rheumatoid arthritis. He is also researching the relationship between gout and other metabolic conditions.
Biography Updated on 5 November 2010