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21 October 2019

Ask the Researcher- Help Grow MedTech support the Development of Musculoskeletal Technologies

21 October 2019 -- 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Grow MedTech is a major UK programme providing specialist support for innovation in medical technologies, involving a consortium of six universities across the Leeds and Sheffield City Regions.   Our ambition is to work closely with our academic, clinical and industry partners to help develop medical technologies that are better aligned to patient needs by involving patients and people with long-term conditions at every stage of the journey. Through our partnerships and collaborations, we are nurturing a vibrant regional, medtech…

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Ask the Researcher- Help Grow MedTech Support the Development of Musculoskeletal Technologies

21 October 2019 -- 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Chapeltown Road
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS7 4SA United Kingdom

Grow MedTech is a major UK programme providing specialist support for innovation in medical technologies, involving a consortium of six universities across the Leeds and Sheffield City Regions.   Our ambition is to work closely with our academic, clinical and industry partners to help develop medical technologies that are better aligned to patient needs by involving patients and people with long-term conditions at every stage of the journey. Through our partnerships and collaborations, we are nurturing a vibrant regional, medtech…

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10 September 2019

Ask the Researcher – Gums and Joints, What’s the Link?

10 September 2019 -- 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Chapel Town Road
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS7 4SA United Kingdom

There have been many surprising insights recently about the way oral health influences general health and some systemic diseases. In a collaboration between the BRC and the School of Dentistry we have been looking at the relationship between rheumatoid arthritis and gum disease: the RAP (RA-Periodontitis) study. Come to meet members of the RAP team and hear about the project and what we have found so far. Tuesday 10th September, 12.30 – 2.30pm, repeated 6-8pm NIHR Leeds BRC, Chapel Allerton…

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30 May 2019

Ask the Researcher – feedback on HERO and PROMOTE studies

30 May 2019 -- 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Seminar Room, Leeds Biomedical Research Centre, Chapel Allerton Hospital
Leeds, LS7 4SA United Kingdom

The well-named disease modifying drugs have been very successful in treating the inflammation of rheumatoid arthritis. Could they be successful in treating the inflammation and associated pain of osteoarthritis? We conducted 2 large randomised UK trials, using hydroxychloroquine in hand osteoarthritis and methotrexate in knee osteoarthritis. Professor Philip Conaghan, Director of our Leeds University arthritis Institute and Deputy Director of our BRC, will present the findings of these studies and discuss what we have learnt. The event will take place…

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18 March 2019

Ask the Researcher – All About the Ankle

18 March 2019 -- 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Seminar Room, Leeds Biomedical Research Centre, Chapel Allerton Hospital
Leeds, LS7 4SA United Kingdom

Our next 'Ask the Researcher' event on Monday 18th March here at the NIHR Leeds BRC is 'All About the Ankle'. We will be running two sessions, one 12.30-2.30pm and the other 6-8pm. Booking is essential, so to find out more or to book a place, please contact Amy Rebane on (0113) 3924485 or a.k.rebane@leeds.ac.uk NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Chapeltown Road, Leeds, LS7 4SA  

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26 November 2018

Ask the Researcher – Monday 26th November 2018

26 November 2018 -- 11:45 am - 4:00 pm
Wellcome Trust Brenner Building, St James’s Hospital, Leeds, LS9 7TF,

Monday 26th November 11.45am-4.00pm Wellcome Trust Brenner Building, St James’s Hospital, Leeds, LS9 7TF Places are limited, so booking is essential. Hear from the basic science research team at the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM) and take a tour of our research labs. LIRMM is dedicated to improving the quality of life of patients with different types of arthritis, with the belief that we can help treat their conditions. Our research focusses on three main areas -…

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Imaging Innovations: Clinicians & Academics Knowledge Exchange

13 November 2018
The Studio Leeds, Riverside West, Whitehall Road
Leeds, LS1 4AW United Kingdom

The NIHR Surgical MedTech Co-operative & MedIAN is pleased to invite you to apply for a free place at its forthcoming Imaging Innovations Clinicians & Academics Knowledge Exchange taking place on the 13th November, The Studio, Leeds. At the beginning of 2018, the Royal College of Surgeons (England) launched an independent commission to explore the future of surgery. The aim of this commission was to set out a compelling and credible vision of the future advances in medicine and technology,…

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25 September 2018

Ask the Researcher- Novel Therapies for Osteoarthritis

25 September 2018 -- 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ask the Researcher “Gene Therapy for Osteoarthritis” Tuesday 25th September 12:30-2:30pm and 18:00-20:00. We will be joined by Dr Georg Feichtinger, Dr Scott Finlay and Dragos Ilas for the following presentations and discussions: Understanding osteoarthritis: the significance of bone and stem cells Growing and Anchoring Robust Lab-Grown Cartilage to Repair Defects Speaking the same language at the right place at the right time – Controlled delivery of instructive genetic cues for precision medicine in orthopaedics Lunch/ supper is provided at events.…

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Ask the Researcher- Novel Therapies for Osteoarthritis

25 September 2018 -- 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Ask the Researcher “Gene Therapy for Osteoarthritis” Tuesday 25th September 12:30-2:30pm We will be joined by Dr Georg Feichtinger, Dr Scott Finlay and Dragos Ilas for the following presentations and discussions: Understanding osteoarthritis: the significance of bone and stem cells Growing and Anchoring Robust Lab-Grown Cartilage to Repair Defects Speaking the same language at the right place at the right time – Controlled delivery of instructive genetic cues for precision medicine in orthopaedics Lunch and refreshments are provided at events. Please…

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2 August 2018

Ask the Researcher – Biologics and Your Body: how, what, why and when?

2 August 2018 -- 10:45 am - 1:00 pm

Dr Andrew Barr and Katherine Russell, Research Nurse will discuss biologics and explore: How they work, what they are and the different types, why we use them, when we use them and cutting edge research developments in this field. Thursday 2nd August 2018 10:45am arrival—presentations will begin at 11:00am. The talk will conclude with a buffet lunch between 12:30-13:00pm. This event is at Leeds Biomedical Research Centre, 1st Floor Chapel Allerton Hospital. For more information contact Gwyn 0113 3924485 G.T.Cracknell@leeds.ac.uk…

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