Professor McInnes is Director of the Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation. He has extensive experience in leading multi-centre programmes nationally and internationally.
He is Director of the Scottish MRC Clinical Pharmacology and Pathology Clinical PhD Training Programme, Chief investigator for the Scottish Early RA Cohort (SERA) and the related SMS-IC biomarker discovery programme, PROMISERA, and Chief investigator of numerous global phase II and III clinical trials of novel immune theraphies. He has served as a member or chair of numerous national grandfunding panels and as Chair of several EULAR.
Scientific Committees. He is currently chairman of the Foreum (Foundation for European Rheumatology Research Research) Scientific Committee and leads the EULAR supported European Roadmap programme that is defining the research agenda for rheumatology for the next decade.