Close

We're using cookies to give you the best experience on our site. Cookies are files stored in your browser and are used by most websites to help personalise your web experience.

By continuing to use our website without changing the settings, you're agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more
You are here:
> > > > Arthritis Research UK Tissue Engineering Centre

Arthritis Research UK Tissue Engineering Centre

A doctor talking with a sugery patient

This centre brings together clinicians and scientists from the fields of engineering, biology and material science with the aim of regenerating bone and cartilage by using the patients’ own stem cells to repair joint damage caused by osteoarthritis. The centre brings together expertise from Cambridge, Aberdeen, Newcastle, York, Keele and Oswestry.

Current treatments for early osteoarthritis are usually limited to non-surgical options such as pain killers and physiotherapy. Patients undergo joint replacement operations once the disease has progressed to joint failure, which involves major surgery and has associated risks.

Research at this centre aims to alleviate suffering at an early stage in disease by introducing novel treatments into damaged joints, and repairing damage through less invasive operations such as key-hole surgery.

This centre was originally awarded in 2011 and was renewed for a second term of five years in 2016.

We're now

Versus Arthritis.

You're being taken through to our new website in order to finish your donation.


Thank you for your generosity.

For more information, go to www.arthritisresearchuk.org.
Arthritis Research UK fund research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. You can support Arthritis Research UK by volunteering, donating or visiting our shops.