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

 May 23, 2019

Journal articles to be published about Axial Spondyloarthritis

Dr Helena Marzo-Ortega LMS MRCP PhD, Consultant Rheumatologist and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Leeds, Clinical Lead Spondyloarthritis Service, and Chair of the British Society for Spondyloarthritis has been involved in a [...]

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 October 18, 2018

Musculoskeletal inflammation in SLE not reliably identified with…

Musculoskeletal inflammation in SLE not reliably identified with existing clinical instruments Dr Edward Vital (LIRMM) comments on a study he undertook with colleagues, which suggests that existing classification systems for musculoskeletal symptoms [...]

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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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Our Next Event

Ask the Researcher – feedback on HERO and PROMOTE studies

30 May 2019 | Seminar Room, Leeds Biomedical Research Centre

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