Arthritis Research UK press releases

Our press office is happy to assist with media enquiries about our research into arthritis, and can provide information, case studies and experts on request for national and regional media.

If you wish to contact our press officer Jane Tadman please email us or telephone 01246 558033. For out of hours media queries call 07974 203828.

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Tribute paid to late Arthritis Research UK president

25 July 2014

Chief executive of Arthritis Reserch UK, Dr Liam O’Toole, has paid tribute to the charity’s former president, Lord Lewis of Newnham, who has died at the age of 86.

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Long-term supporter represents England in powerchair football

25 July 2014

David Lewis, who has systemic-onset JIA, has represented England in the European Powerchair Football Association Nations Cup.

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Researchers aim to improve outcome of knee replacement surgery

10 July 2014

A team of researchers at the University of Warwick have been awarded funding from Arthritis Research UK to improve the success of knee replacement surgery.

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Partial knee replacement safer than total knee replacement

08 July 2014

Partial knee replacement surgery is safer than total knee replacement according to a new study published in The Lancet today (8 July).

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Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall meets researchers

02 July 2014

Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall carried out her first engagement in her capacity as Patron of Arthritis Research UK yesterday during a visit to Cardiff University.

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Grant awarded to explore genes associated with rheumatoid arthritis

27 June 2014

A researcher from the University of Manchester has received funding from medical research charity Arthritis Research UK to help identify the genes involved in developing rheumatoid arthritis.

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Abseiling for arthritis

26 June 2014

Fifteen brave volunteers abseiled down Portsmouth's iconic Spinnaker Tower to raise money for Arthritis Research UK – have you got what it takes?

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Researchers seek to understand the genetic causes of vasculitis

12 June 2014

A research team at the University of Cambridge have been awarded £224,148 from medical research charity Arthritis Research UK to carry out a three-year study to investigate the genetic causes of vasculitis, a rare autoimmune disease.

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New research centre aims to crack the 'enigma' of rheumatoid arthritis

10 June 2014

A major new research centre for rheumatoid arthritis has been officially opened in Glasgow by Olympic gold-winning rower Katherine Grainger.

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National childhood arthritis research centre launches in Liverpool

04 June 2014

A new national research centre dedicated to testing better and more effective drug treatments for children with arthritis has been unveiled in Liverpool.

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