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NIHR Manchester Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit
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.
Arthritis patients failing to take expensive, effective medication according to new research
Large numbers of people with severe rheumatoid arthritis are failing to take expensive medication as prescribed, according to a new multi-centre study led by researchers in Manchester.
BRU researchers meet 1000+ members of the public over the summer
Professor Anne Barton’s winning trainees
Professor Barton, training lead for the BRU, attended the 5th Annual NIHR Training Camp in Ashridge, where she acted as a mentor for a group of clinical and non-clinical PhD students.
BRU attends Association of Medical Research Charities parliamentary event
Leading figures of the charity, public and private medical research community gathered in Parliament to showcase ground-breaking research and the health, social and economic benefits it has brought.