Who We Are

Leeds BRC is led by Professor Paul Emery, the most highly cited rheumatologist [...]

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Facilities and Infrastructure

Leeds BRC is based at Chapel Allerton Hospital where the majority [...]

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Research Themes

There are two translational research themes within the BRC, which [...]

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Information for Patients

Here you can find links to organisations and information to give [...]

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Ongoing Studies

Typically the BRC will be involved in approximately 50 actively [...]

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Related Research

Emerging research includes muscle pathologies, cardiovascular comorbidity, [...]

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About the PPI Group

The Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) group was established in [...]

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Resources for Researchers

Support and Development MSc in Health Research Applied Health Cooperative Leeds [...]

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Recent News

 July 5, 2019

Oral steroids put patients with inflammatory disease at high risk of infection

In a large study of almost 40 000 adult patients with polymyalgia rheumatica or giant cell arteritis in England, researchers found higher absolute risks of infection when patients were taking oral steroids than when they were not taking them. The full [...]

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 May 31, 2019

New regulator of immune responses discovered

Scientists have identified a new internal regulator which helps control the body’s response to fight infection. The discovery could be a target for new drugs to tackle autoimmune diseases, such as lupus and scleroderma, where healthy tissues are attacked [...]

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Recommended Publications

 January, 01 2019


PEEK-OPTIMA™ is being considered as an alternative bearing material to cobalt chrome in the femoral component of total knee replacement to provide a metal-free implant. The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of lubricant temperature [...]

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 November, 01 2018

Representing the Effect of Variation in Soft Tissue Constraints...

As life expectancy and activity levels of patients increase so does the demand on total knee replacements (TKRs). Abnormal mechanics and wear of TKRs can lead to implant loosening and early failure. Polyethylene inserts of varying design and conformity [...]

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