The latest updates on our research and how it is improving people’s lives.
8 January 2021
Dr Laura Coates has been awarded £1.8M from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to explore the potential for precision medicine in the choice of biologics to reduce inflammation and pain in psoriatic arthritis.
13 November 2020
Professor Simon has been successful in her Wellcome Trust Investigator Award entitled: “Proteostasis and Autophagy in Immune Senescence.”
Ethnic representation within the Tendon Human Cell Atlas to be improved with Chan Zuckerberg Initiative funding
29 October 2020
NDORMS researchers have been awarded funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to ensure that tendon samples from understudied ethnic groups are included in the Tendon Human Cell Atlas.
Professor Alan Silman receives Nuffield Foundation grant for research into joint replacement surgery
7 April 2020
The three year funding will provide evidence on how musculoskeletal conditions progress and their effect on people’s well-being and life chances.
13 February 2020
The inaugural Doug Altman scholarship will be offered to an LMIC (lower-to-middle-income country) applicant or a student.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2 July 2019
The Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research (KTRR) has pledged a minimum of £20M over five years to the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology at the University of Oxford to support pioneering research into chronic inflammatory disease.
24 June 2019
Researchers at NDORMS and their international partners have been awarded USD1.7 million by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) to unveil the cellular makeup of our healthy tendons. This unprecedented multidisciplinary approach will create the first ever blueprints of healthy tendons from across multiple anatomical sites in the human body.
16 May 2019
The Centre for Statistics in Medicine (CSM) has been awarded £2.5m by Cancer Research UK to advance a programme of work for research on research, developing crucial methodology and key guidelines for excellent medical research.
21 January 2019
Kennedy researchers, in collaboration with colleagues at the Botnar Research Centre, Oxford, and the Universities of Birmingham and Leeds, have been awarded strategic funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to map in detail the different types of cells that make up human joints.
14 May 2018
We would like to congratulate Associate Prof. Xavier Griffin on successfully gaining an NIHR Clinician Scientist Award, entitled ‘Improving outcomes in trauma patients with open fractures: proving the utility of a national audit dataset.’
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.
10 January 2018
We would like to congratulate Dr Luke Jostins-Dean on being awarded a 5-year Sir Henry Dale fellowship, joint funded by the Wellcome Trust and Royal Society, entitled ‘combining genetics and high-resolution cell phenotyping to map pathways underlying inflammatory bowel disease’.
8 January 2018
Congratulations to Professor Irina Udalova on her successful Wellcome Trust Investigator Award entitled “Molecular control of pathogenic neutrophil responses in inflammation”.