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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Emerging 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

 June 8, 2017

New Job Vacancy – Senior MRI Research Radiographer

Senior MRI Research Radiographer NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre JOB TYPE: Fixed term – until 31st March 2022 WORKING PATTERN: Full time PAY BAND: 7 A unique opportunity exists for an enthusiastic individual to work as an integral [...]

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 March 27, 2017

Professor Paul Emery is again the most cited European rheumatology researcher

Professor Paul Emery tops a list of the 30 most cited rheumatology authors in Europe, based on a publication analysis from 2007 – 2013 by Lab Times (add link to article). He has held this position since a previous analysis from 1997-2008, reflecting [...]

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Recommended Publications

 March, 15 2017

PEEK and CFR-PEEK as alternative bearing materials to UHMWPE...

© 2017 The AuthorsNew bearing materials for total joint replacement have been explored as the need to improve longevity and enhance performance is driven by the changing demands of the patient demographic. Carbon-reinforced PEEK has demonstrated good [...]

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 February, 28 2017


© 2017 The AuthorsTotal ankle replacement (TAR) is an alternative to fusion, replacing the degenerated joint with a mechanical motion-preserving alternative. Minimal pre-clinical testing has been reported to date and existing wear testing standards lack [...]

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