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

 February, 01 2017

Decellularization and characterization of porcine superflexor...

© Gemma Jones, et al., 2017; Published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.The porcine superflexor tendon (SFT) was identified as having appropriate structure and properties for development of a decellularized device for use in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. [...]

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 January, 01 2017

Wear characteristics of an unconstrained lumbar total disc replacement...

© 2015 The Authors Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials Published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc.The effect of kinematics, loading and centre of rotation on the wear of an unconstrained total disc replacement have been investigated [...]

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Our Next Event

Stem cell research – Afternoon event

28 February 2017 | Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit

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