Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Journal

Osteoarthritis and Cartilage

is the official journal of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International.

It is an international, multidisciplinary journal that disseminates information for the many kinds of specialists and practitioners concerned with osteoarthritis.

The Journal fosters the cross-fertilization of findings from both the clinical and basic sciences of the various disciplines involved, including:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Cartilage
  • Molecular biology
  • Clinical pharmacology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Rheumatology
  • Physical medicine
  • Biochemistry
  • Epidemiology
  • Collagens

The journal provides a forum for the dissemination of ideas for the many kinds of specialists and practitioners concerned with osteoarthritis.   

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Co-Editor- in-Chief
Anne-Marie Malfait, MD, PhD Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL, USA

Co-Editor- in-Chief    
David Hunter, MBBS, PhD, FRACP University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia



Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open (Open Access)

Based on its vision to be the preeminent voice and expert resource in OA research and its application worldwide through a thriving international network of passionate, purpose-driven and progressive leadership, OARSI recognized the need to establish Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open, a scientific open access journal that publishes multidisciplinary findings from the clinical and basic sciences in all fields of research of relevance to osteoarthritis, cartilage, and intervertebral disc in the form of original articles, reviews and hypotheses. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open accepts experimental and clinical study protocols and manuscripts describing the large data sets obtained from experimental or clinical studies.


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Henning Madry, MD
Zentrum für Experimentelle Orthopädie
Homburg, Germany