Brian LaMoreaux

Brian LaMoreaux, M.D.

Medical Reviewer

Brian LaMoreaux is a rheumatologist working as a medical director for Horizon Therapeutics since mid-2016.

Originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan, he attended Michigan State University majoring in psychology then stayed on to do two years of graduate work in epidemiology. Following this he went to medical school at Wayne State University in Detroit, then moved on to Milwaukee for residency in internal medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. For his rheumatology fellowship LaMoreaux was at the Ohio State University, then stayed on after as junior faculty seeing patients, doing research, and educating medical students.

In LaMoreaux’s current role as a medical director he primarily studies, researches, and educates on gout, looking to advance our understanding and management of this important and underserved disease.

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