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The latest updates on our research and how it is improving people’s lives.

Preventing osteoarthritis after injury: first international pre-guidelines

Preventing osteoarthritis after injury: first international pre-guidelines

Main

International expert working group develop first pre-guidelines for conducting robust studies aimed at prevention of osteoarthritis (OA) after acute knee injury.

Making an impact in more ways than one

Making an impact in more ways than one

Kennedy Main

The Kennedy Institute has won not one but two Green Impact scheme awards in the University’s fifth Sustainability Showcase – a Silver Award for the building and a Gold Award in the Labs category.

EFIS-EJI Ita Askonas Prize for Professor Katja Simon

EFIS-EJI Ita Askonas Prize for Professor Katja Simon

Kennedy Main

Professor Katja Simon is the recipient of this year's prestigious Ita Askonas Prize for her contribution to immunology.

NDORMS staff recognised for research and teaching excellence

NDORMS staff recognised for research and teaching excellence

CSM Department Main

Congratulations to our seven researchers who were awarded new titles in the University's 2018 Recognition of Distinction exercise.

What is it like to be a work experience student?

What is it like to be a work experience student?

Department General Main Outreach

NDORMS ran two work experience weeks for eleven Y12 students from local state schools. While they were here they created video diaries about their week.

How our research is helping people with disabilities

How our research is helping people with disabilities

Main

A great part of our research explores the causes of disabling musculoskeletal and inflammatory conditions to deliver excellent and innovative care that improves people’s quality of life.

Successful CLiMB

Successful CLiMB

Department General Main Outreach

NDORMS took part in first CLiMB (Careers and Life in Medicine and Biomedical Engineering) day

UNIQ Experience

UNIQ Experience

Department General Main Outreach

Thirty secondary school students attending the UNIQ Summer school visited NDORMS for a morning of talks, workshops and practicals.

New hope for patients with incurable and disabling Dupuytren’s disease

New hope for patients with incurable and disabling Dupuytren’s disease

Main

Scientists in the Kennedy Institute, NDORMS show anti-TNF inhibits the cells responsible for Dupuytren’s disease.

Celebrating the first ever LGBT+ STEM day

Celebrating the first ever LGBT+ STEM day

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NDORMS prides itself on creating an inclusive working environment that promotes openness, diversity and equality. Join us in celebrating the first ever LGBT+ STEM day.

Global Call to Action on fragility fractures achieves unprecedented level of support

Global Call to Action on fragility fractures achieves unprecedented level of support

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With an ageing global population, a leading Oxford orthopaedics specialist has joined a global Call to Action for better care for people suffering from hip fractures and other fractures that result from increased fragility.

Two Wellcome Trust Fellowships for Kennedy researchers

Two Wellcome Trust Fellowships for Kennedy researchers

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Kennedy Institute researchers Alex Clarke and Thomas Riffelmacher have been awarded prestigious Wellcome Trust Fellowships to further develop their research in autoimmune diseases.

NDORMS Professors on the REF2021 assessment team

NDORMS Professors on the REF2021 assessment team

Main

Congratulations to Professors Sallie Lamb and Alan Silman on being appointed to serve on assessment sub-panels for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.

Biological therapy has limited impact on joint replacements

Biological therapy has limited impact on joint replacements

Main

New research suggests biological therapies are not the main cause for the recent decline in joint replacement rates for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

EULAR Award for Dr Hussein Al-Mossawi

EULAR Award for Dr Hussein Al-Mossawi

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Congratulations to NDORMS researcher Dr Hussein Al-Mossawi on winning one of the six European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Abstract Awards 2018 in Basic Science at this year's EULAR Congress.

Obesity in childhood and adulthood shown to increase risk knee and hip osteoarthritis

Obesity in childhood and adulthood shown to increase risk knee and hip osteoarthritis

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The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) suggest childhood and adult obesity increase the risk of developing hip osteoarthritis (OA) and knee OA but not hand OA.

High-tech treatment of open leg wounds no better than using regular dressings

High-tech treatment of open leg wounds no better than using regular dressings

Main

A new study of open leg fractures suggests there is no difference to patient recovery whether high-tech negative pressure wound therapy devices are used, compared to standard dressings.

Thank you, Doug Altman

Thank you, Doug Altman

CSM Main Statistics and epidemiology

Doug Altman did nothing short of forever changing the fields of statistics and medical research. With that, he touched the lives of thousands, if not millions of people worldwide… a handful more than those who will miss him.

BBSRC New Investigator Award for Dr Audrey Gérard

BBSRC New Investigator Award for Dr Audrey Gérard

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We would like to congratulate Dr Audrey Gérard on her three-year Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) New Investigator Award. The award will allow Audrey to examine how the behaviour of killer T cells is coordinated to optimise immunity against pathogens and tumour growth.

New research answers long-term question for treatment of shinbone fracture

New research answers long-term question for treatment of shinbone fracture

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Researchers at NDORMS, University of Oxford and Warwick University have shown that intramedullary (IM) nail fixation following a fracture of the shinbone leads to faster recovery and lower costs.

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