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NIHR Manchester Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit
BRU received over £1.7M in 2014/15 to support research into childhood arthritis
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is the most common inflammatory and musculoskeletal disorder in children, affecting about 1 in every 1000 children in the UK.
Rheumatoid arthritis research study successful recruitment leads to new cellular study
Derek Ridings, BRU Research Nurse at the Kellgren Centre for Rheumatology has recruited the highest number nationally to the BRAGGSS study.
Researchers find gene that confirms existence of psoriatic arthritis
Researchers have identified genetic variants that are associated with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) but not with psoriasis, in the largest study of PsA ever published.
Manchester to lead project for better lupus treatment
The University of Manchester is working with CMFT to lead a project aimed at eliminating the 'trial and error' approach to the treatment of lupus.
BRU researchers find gene that confirms existence of psoriatic arthritis
Researchers at The University of Manchester have identified genetic variants that are associated with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) but not with psoriasis, in the largest study of PsA ever published.
BRU researcher awarded NIHR Clinical Lectureship
Manchester researcher John Reynolds, been awarded a prestigious NIHR Clinical Lectureship, to support his Biomedical Research Unit Small Grant funded research.
University to tackle musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace
The University of Manchester is to be part of a major new research centre which will tackle the impact of musculoskeletal disorders on people’s ability to work.
BRU researcher presents findings at Arthritis Research UK PhD Conference
Amy Webster, a PhD student at The University of Manchester, presented her findings to a packed audience at the Oliver Bird-Arthritis Research UK PhD Conference at Kings College London in September.