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

 February 9, 2018

Encouraging findings presented for potential new Sjögren’s treatment

The results of a Phase IIa clinical trial have suggested a potential new antibody treatment for patients suffering from Sjögren’s syndrome. The trial was sponsored by Novartis and run in conjunction with the NIHR Translation Research Collaboration [...]

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 January 22, 2018

Research to be recognised by regulators for its role in improving patient care

Recent evidence suggests that hospitals that support high quality patient-centred research can show better healthcare outcomes for patients. This has led to a partnership between the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), the Health Research Authority [...]

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Recommended Publications

 February, 01 2018

Influence of conformity on the wear of total knee replacement:...

© 2017, © IMechE 2017. Wear of total knee replacement continues to be a significant factor influencing the clinical longevity of implants. Historically, failure due to delamination and fatigue directed design towards more conforming inserts to reduce [...]

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 November, 01 2017

The effects of irradiation on the biological and biomechanical...

© 2016 The Authors Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials Published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Acellular xenogeneic tissues have the potential to provide ‘off-the-shelf’ grafts for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair. [...]

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Our Next Event

Northern NIHR Biomedical Research Centre’s Showcase

6 March 2018 | Manchester Citylabs

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