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

 July 12, 2016

Don’t miss out on the benefits of early diagnosis

Detecting RA in its first stages increases the chances of good outcomes and remission and thanks to recent advances, it is possible even before the condition develops. Professor Paul Emery discusses the benefits of detecting the condition early, and the [...]

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 July 7, 2016

LMBRU are looking to recruit a Clinical Research Fellow in Spondyloarthritis

We are inviting applications to fill our STR 3+ Trust Doctor vacancy at The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in Department of Musculoskeletal Disease. This new, exciting research opportunity is being funded by the Leeds Biomedical Research Unit and [...]

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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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 September, 28 2015

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

The effect of kinematics, loading and centre of rotation on the wear of an unconstrained total disc replacement have been investigated using the ISO 18192-1 standard test as a baseline. Mean volumetric wear rate and surface morphological effects were [...]

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Our Next Event

PPI Training – Equality and Diversity (afternoon session)

26 July 2016 | Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit

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