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Our mission is to undertake the highest quality research in musculoskeletal and inflammatory conditions to deliver new treatments, which improve people's lives. Our multidisciplinary research is thriving, supported by large infrasturucture grants from the National Institute for Health Research and Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research, a number of charities make significant contributions, most notably Arthritis Research UK and the Wellcome Trust and a number of collaborations with Industry. There are 30 professors in the department, and nearing 300 researchers, and 80 graduate students. We have world-class facilities, with purpose-built laboratories and state-of-the-art equipment.