Linda Tsang obtained a Commerce degree at Pitmans College in London, UK. She is an Honorary Researcher at the Cardiovascular Pathophysiology and Genomics Research Unit, School of Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. She is a member of the Transatlantic Risk Calculator for Rheumatoid Arthritis Consortium (ATACC-RA). During the past 16 years, she has assisted with conceptualizing or/and the data collection and management or/and statistical analysis or/and performance of literature searches of studies initiated by Professor Patrick Dessein who belongs to the same unit at the University of Witwatersrand. This has contributed to the successful publication of 59 manuscripts (mainly in high impact journals) and 60 abstracts. She did not accept authorship initially because of her lack of medical background. Over the past year she has co-authored 10 manuscripts (6 published or in press so far) and 4 abstracts for the EULAR Congress to be held in June 2014, Paris, France.