The latest updates on our research and how it is improving people’s lives.
Oxford scientists discover key factor that ‘alerts’ stem cells to accelerate healing of multiple tissues
27 April 2018
Researchers at the Kennedy Institute, University of Oxford have found that a single administration of a molecule accelerated healing of multiple tissues when administered after or even before injury.
12 March 2018
Many congratulations to Jeremy Rodrigues who has been awarded an NIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship for a project entitled “Improving treatment decision making in hand surgery”. This aims to understand the variation in Dupuytren’s disease intervention in the NHS and to improve decision making in treatments.
21 November 2017
The role of arthroscopic subacromial decompression in the treatment of subacromial shoulder pain (impingement).
Blood metal ion thresholds to identify patients with metal-on-metal hip implants at risk of reactions to metal debris
17 October 2017
Research published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery confirms that blood metal ion levels specific to the type of hip implant used can help predict patients who are at low risk of adverse reactions to metal debris (ARMD).
8 June 2017
NDORMS have been successful with 3 Clinical Trials (BioPatch, MANTIS and NINJA) being awarded.
2 June 2017
More than 30,000 children in Africa are born with clubfoot each year. Many thousands of these children get no treatment, as it is simply not available where they live. They end up with severe deformities that make it hard and very painful to walk.
13 April 2017
Evidence released in the Lancet demonstrates a link between patient age and risk of revision on knee and hip replacements.
22 March 2017
Congratulations to Professor David Beard on being awarded an Honorary Fellowship by The Royal College of Surgeons.
17 March 2017
Our DPhil student Sarah Drew is doing amazing fieldwork in Malawi, exploring the organisation and delivery of clubfoot treatment services in the country, sponsored by Cure UK.
15 March 2017
A new study on patient outcomes after metal-on-metal hip replacement revision surgery has been selected as part of a prestigious 'Game Changers' session at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting.