LATEST NEWS FROM THE OA CENTRE
New drug offers hope for people with hand osteoarthritis
22 December 2022
A new study, published in Science Translational Medicine by researchers at the University of Oxford has identified that Talarozole, a drug that is known to increase retinoic acid, was able to prevent osteoarthritis (OA) in disease models.
Labelling proteins through the diet gives new insights into how collagen-rich tissues change as we age
15 October 2021
A new study, published in eLife, uses advanced tissue analysis technology to show how the incorporation of new proteins changes in bone and cartilage with age.
Exploring the link between joint injury and osteoarthritis
25 June 2021
A new study published in The Lancet Rheumatology shows potential ways to predict how likely someone is to develop osteoarthritis after a knee injury.
Vaccine developed to treat osteoarthritic pain
12 March 2019
Researchers have developed a vaccine that blocks the effects of the main cause of pain in osteoarthritis (OA) - nerve growth factor (NGF) - in mice.
Preventing osteoarthritis after injury: first international pre-guidelines
18 September 2018
International expert working group develop first pre-guidelines for conducting robust studies aimed at prevention of osteoarthritis (OA) after acute knee injury.
Partial knee replacements better for many patients and cheaper for NHS
30 April 2018
Researchers at NDORMS have found that many more patients could be given a partial knee replacement instead of a total knee replacement, resulting in improvements in their quality of life and lower costs for the healthcare system.
Research challenges use of off-label drug to treat osteoarthritis
21 February 2018
An off-label drug prescribed to treat osteoarthritis of the hand when conventional medication has failed is ineffective, according to new research.
The Arthritis Research UK Centre for Osteoarthritis Pathogenesis receives 5-year award
12 October 2017
Arthritis Research UK has approved a 5-year renewal of the OA Centre.
ARUK award two Clinical Fellowships looking into Osteoarthritis of the Hand.
14 September 2017
Congratulations to our new ARUK Clinical Research Fellows, Dr Malvika Gulati and Miss Jennifer Lane on their successful Fellowship applications.
The art and science of arthritis
7 April 2017
Artist in residence at the Kennedy Institute unveils her ‘Healing Hands’ exhibition examining the art and science of arthritis.