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NIHR Manchester Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit
New test could predict arthritis drug failure in patients
A study by The University of Manchester has found that it may be possible to predict early which rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients will fail to respond to the biologic drugs given to treat them.
BRU research round up: Theme 6 – Evaluation of new therapies and devices
The broad aim of Theme 6 is to explore and evaluate new therapies and devices for the treatment of Osteoarthritis.
New iPad app helps children and young people with JIA communicate their pain experiences
The results of a study presented today at EULAR 2015 demonstrated the value of a new interactive iPad app that helps young people with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) describe their pain.
BRU study into lupus is looking for healthy volunteers
A study looking at biomarkers of disease activity, neurocognitive function and cardiovascular risk in a cohort of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus is looking for healthy volunteers.
Grasping the opportunity to undertake care-enhancing research event 30th June
The Royal College of Physicians, MAHSC and GMAHSN have organised an exciting event around integrating research and healthcare across Manchester.
Research challenges assumption that arthritis patients take medication regularly
New UK research has challenged the assumption that people with rheumatoid arthritis always take their medication as prescribed.
International Clinical Trials Day
On Wednesday 20th May we celebrated International Clinical Trials Day across Central Manchester Hospitals, with the aim of raising awareness of the clinical research.
Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week 2015 Shaping our approach to recruitment into research studies
On 12th May, our research staff attended a workshop to better understand the challenges around recruiting participants from Black Asian and Minority Ethnic groups into research studies.