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 24, 2018

Periodontal disease may be key initiator of rheumatoid arthritis

Dr Kulveer Mankia (LIRMM) presented the results of a study at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology in Amsterdam, which demonstrated increased levels of periodontal disease and disease-causing bacteria in individuals at risk of rheumatoid arthritis.   You [...]

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 July 17, 2018

Improved hip testing standard will better predict risk of failure

A new ISO global standard developed by MeDe Innovation researchers has recognised that total hip-joint prostheses need to be tested beyond the ‘normal’ walking gait to better predict the risk of failure in patients.   For the first time, medical [...]

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Recommended Publications

 July, 01 2018

An in vitro simulation model to assess the severity of edge loading...

© 2017 The Authors Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials Published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc. The aim of this study was to develop a preclinical in vitro method to predict the occurrence and severity of edge loading condition [...]

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 May, 01 2018

Evaluation of a new methodology to simulate damage and wear of...

© 2017 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Wear and fatigue of polyethylene acetabular cups have been reported to play a role in the failure of total hip replacements. Hip simulator testing under a wide range of clinically relevant loading conditions is important. [...]

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