Research

Expanding knowledge and improving outcomes

We fund innovative research projects in the UK that expand knowledge, improve patient outcomes and pioneer new forms of orthopaedic treatment. Here are just a few of our recent research projects.

Research

Applying data analysis to the prediction of trauma patient outcomes

Posted on: 14-02-2022
Becca Stoner, the recipient of this year’s Joint Orthopaedic Research Fellowship (co-funded by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh), is researching the use of statistical modelling to help better predict trauma patient outcomes.
Research

Increasing clinician confidence in hemiarthroplasty

Posted on: 30-09-2021
A team from Imperial College London’s Biomechanics Group is testing the use of a ceramic implant in hemiarthroplasty to establish whether this material can deliver lower revision rates.
Partnership

Bringing an entrepreneurial and commercial mindset to accelerate innovation

Posted on: 28-09-2021
We are partnering with Embryo Ventures, a London-based venture firm which backs pioneering start-ups and entrepreneurs.
Partnership

Our partnership with the British Hip Society to improve patient outcomes from hip revision surgery

Posted on: 28-09-2021
This research project with the British Hip Society will examine where and how revision surgery is undertaken and analyse the effectiveness of a more networked approach, focused on dedicated centres.
Research

Developing a pioneering guide for spinal surgery

Posted on: 28-09-2021
A partnership with a team from UCL to research the design and development of surgical guides for spinal surgery for the treatment of scoliosis, especially for young children.
Research

Stem cell research

Posted on: 07-09-2021
A innovative research project with the University of Brighton into the use of stem cell therapy for the treatment of orthopaedic patients.
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Guiding sarcoma surgery

Posted on: 07-09-2021
Testing the effectiveness (in laboratory conditions) of a new fluorescent dye to guide surgeons operating on sarcoma patients.
Research

Musculoskeletal tissue engineering

Posted on: 07-09-2021
Musculoskeletal tissue engineering, in particular methods to engineer bone tissue, tendon tissue and the bone-tendon interface.