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

 September 23, 2016

Does glucosamine really help joint pain?


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 September 14, 2016

New £816 million investment in health research

Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit (LMBRU) has been awarded funding for the only dedicated musculoskeletal biomedical research centre in the UK. As part of a new package of research funding from the government, we will receive nearly £7 million [...]

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Recommended Publications

 January, 01 2016

Influence of hip joint simulator design and mechanics on the...

© IMechE 2016.Hip joint simulators are used extensively for preclinical testing of hip replacements. The variation in simulator design and test conditions used worldwide can affect the tribological performance of polyethylene. The aim of this study was [...]

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 October, 01 2015

The effect of cup outer sizes on the contact mechanics and cement...

© 2015 IPEM.One important loosening mechanism of the cemented total hip arthroplasty is the mechanical overload at the bone-cement interface and consequent failure of the cement fixation. Clinical studies have revealed that the outer diameter of the [...]

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Our Next Event

Lupus at Leeds

25 October 2016 | Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit

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