Who We Are

Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit (LMBRU) is led by [...]

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Facilities and Infrastructure

LMBRU is based at Chapel Allerton Hospital where the majority of [...]

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Research Themes

The LMBRU research in immune mediated inflammatory disease and osteoarthritis [...]

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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 LMBRU 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 LMBRU Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) group was established [...]

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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 15, 2017

Knee replacement grant success

Professors Hemant Pandit and Anthony Redmond have just had confirmation that their UKIERI grant has been successful. The project will fund activity in Leeds and with our partners in India (£121k in UK and ~£65k India) for unicompartmental knee replacement, [...]

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 January 25, 2017

Funding for Lupus Research

A team led by Dr Ed Vital, Honorary Professor within LIRMM and Consultant in Rheumatology at LTHT has secured funding for a new skin research facility in the lupus clinic at Chapel Allerton Hospital. The donation from the Hibbs Lupus Trust will purchase [...]

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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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