Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine

Improving diagnosis, intervention, therapy and outcomes

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Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine

Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine

Our world-leading research improves the delivery of care across the spectrum of rheumatic and musculoskeletal medicine.

We deliver a dynamic portfolio of research and education, and our collaborations with the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering and the School of Dentistry combine our interrelated expertise to address areas such as joint replacements, spinal interventions and oral diseases.

We also work closely with the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust as a strategic partner in the Leeds NIHR Biomedical Research Centre.

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Professor Philip Conaghan
Staff | Institute Director
"We strive to translate our research into applications for rheumatic and musculoskeletal disorders, orthopaedics and rehabilitation medicine to improve patient outcomes. We support an environment that embraces equal opportunity for all."

Postgraduate research opportunities

We encourage researchers to approach us with ideas for research projects. Our funded/non-funded research degree opportunities or scholarships available are advertised on the Faculty's postgraduate research opportunities directory.