Neuronal Basis of Musculoskeletal Pain
Dr S Sikandar, Prof F Dell’Accio
31 May 2019
The ability to perceive pain upon tissue or nerve injury is an important survival mechanism, but the development of chronic pain is debilitating.
Personalised rehabilitation for musculoskeletal and spinal pain
Dr A Rushton, Prof D Falla, Dr N Heneghan
Applications accepted all year round
Our PhD students are an active part of our Centre of Precision Rehabilitation for Spinal Pain (CPR Spine). CPR Spine was established at the University of Birmingham in 2016 following a ~£1M investment awarded to Professor Falla and Dr Rushton.
microRNAs as tools to regulate senescence of musculoskeletal cells during ageing
Dr K Whysall, Prof P Clegg
22 November 2019
As the ageing population continues to increase, it is important to address ageing-related health issues. There is currently no effective treatments for many common musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders, such as sarcopenia or osteoarthritis, which increase in prevalence during ageing.