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NIHR Manchester Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit
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.
Watch Dr Sebastien Viatte discuss his research at the EULAR Congress
Dr Sebastien Viatte spoke at the European League Against Rheumatism Congress 2014 press conference about his latest research into genotyping and arthritis.
£50,000 awarded to help young people have their say
Involvement from patients in priority setting around rheumatology research is vital. However, to date little work has been done to understand younger patients’ views.
Manchester Centre in Biological Timing in Disease
It is well known that circadian clock dysfunction contributes to the incidence and severity of many diseases, including inflammation and metabolic syndrome.
Manchester research featured in BBC Day of the Body Clock
David Ray, Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology and Consultant at Manchester Royal Infirmary, was one of a number of researchers feature in a BBC special about the circadian rhythm.