Does angiotensin signaling control NGF-mediated pain in osteoarthritis?
Prof T Vincent, Dr F Watt
11 January 2019
Pain in osteoarthritis (OA) is the most important clinical symptom in disease and poses a massive societal burden. We are one of the only groups worldwide who measures spontaneous painful behavior in mice with OA , .
Strain Measurement in Osteoarthritic Cartilage (SMOC)
Prof G Blunn, Dr G Tozzi
17 February 2019
Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2019. The PhD will be based in the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences and will be supervised by Professor Gordon Blunn and Dr Gianluca Tozzi.
Novel viscosupplementation formulation for treatment of arthritis
Dr Z Zhang
Applications accepted all year round
Osteoarthritis of the knee is one of the leading causes of disability. It is common for medical professionals to recommend patients to use viscosupplementation, injection of artificial lubricant into arthritic joints, as a non-surgical intervention, for treatment of early stage arthritis.