The latest updates on our research and how it is improving people’s lives.
27 January 2020
NDORMS researchers join five other universities to investigate how cancer survivors make antibodies that target and destroy tumours, and explore routes for new treatments
22 January 2020
Founder of the awards Sir Leonard Blavatnik said "We are incredibly proud to elevate these select scientists to an international stage that will enable them to be recognised globally, prepare them to become world-class leaders in their scientific fields, and propel the wheel of innovation and societal progress."
20 January 2020
A new study published in Nature Communications identifies a key driver of joint and intestinal inflammation that could lead to future treatment of the chronic inflammatory disease.
17 January 2020
As society battles with an obesity epidemic, new research from the Edwards group shows how increased body fat contributes to cancer establishment and progression.
15 January 2020
Researchers have uncovered how tumors exploit tenascin-C to deflect the body’s natural defence against them.
2 January 2020
The Head of Physiotherapy at NDORMS was awarded an OBE as was Dr Tom Hughes who teaches Emergency Medicine to NDORMS undergraduates.
18 December 2019
The EU-PEARL project will take a systematic approach that enables patient-focused, cross company collaborative platform trials.
12 December 2019
A Europe-wide study conducted over three flu seasons finds that the antiviral drug, oseltamivir (Tamiflu®), can help people recover from flu-like illness about one-day sooner on average, with older, sicker patients who have been unwell for longer recovering two-to-three days sooner.
6 December 2019
A new study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine reveals how IL-10 and PGE2 work together to prevent inflammatory tissue damage and maintain a healthy gut balance
5 December 2019
Post-operation physiotherapy following hip and knee replacement varies significantly across the UK according to new research by Dr Toby Smith, leading to a ‘postcode lottery’ for patients.
2 December 2019
John Christianson, Associate Professor at NDORMS, has been awarded a £2 million Cancer Research UK Senior Cancer Research Fellowship to explore new treatments for patients with multiple myeloma.
28 November 2019
A new NIHR funded trial will compare whether either fixing the broken bone or replacing the hip joint gives a better result for people over 60
20 November 2019
New research from the University of Oxford has shown that platelet rich plasma (PRP) is not effective in treating acute Achilles tendon ruptures.
20 November 2019
A new trial, funded by a £1.2 million National Institute of Health Research grant, will explore whether surgery is the best treatment for digital nerve injury.
13 November 2019
Two Versus Arthritis Fellowships have been awarded to NDORMS researchers for the study of frozen shoulder and for management of osteoarthritis among the oldest adults.
12 November 2019
Jagdeep Nanchahal, Professor of Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Kennedy Institute, and his team have won the International Dupuytren Award for a trial repurposing anti-TNF in Dupuytren’s disease.
8 November 2019
Professor Jonathan Rees and colleagues in the Surgical Intervention Trials Unit (SITU) have just been awarded a £1.5 million National Institute of Health Research HTA grant for the PRoCuRe trial to explore the benefits of surgical repair of partial rotator cuff tendon tears of the shoulder.
Largest study of its kind provides real-world evidence of the benefits of partial versus total knee replacement
8 November 2019
Opioid use and additional post-operative complications have been shown to be reduced when partial knee replacement is used over surgery where the whole of the joint is replaced.
5 November 2019
Four investigators based at the Botnar Research Centre, NDORMS have been recently awarded National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) fellowships to further our understanding of a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and develop better methodology to support medical research.