Newsletters and updates

OARSI 2018

The ROAM team attended OARSI 2018 in Liverpool.  Professor Felson presented data from our completed cross over trial of laterals wedges  - the InRespond Trial, whilst Matthew Parkes, Professor Richard Jones and Thomas Perry presented posters on 8 week lateral wedge use,  changes in pain in relation to activity measures and structural changes following Vitamin D therapy.  Another successful year for the ROAM team!  


Professor David Felson has been awarded the Carol Nachman Prize for rheumatology

12th May 2017

The Prize is the most prestigious international award for research in rheumatology -the study of arthritis and other disorders of the joints, muscles and ligaments. Professor Felson is the ROAM director, his research interests centre around osteoarthritis prevention and treatment and he has over 800 publications in this area. 


ROAM features in the Arthritis Care INSPIRE magazine

Winter 2015

Arthritis Care have now published their winter issue of the INSPIRE magazine, featuring an item on the ROAM team.  Click on the link below to read the article which summaries our research


International patellofemoral pain research retreat

2nd – 5th September 2015

ROAM's clinical specialist Dr Michael Callaghan co hosts the 4th Patellofemoral Pain Research Retreat in Manchester City Centre.  ROAM leader Professor David Felson will be amongst other leading experts in the field discussing advances in knowledge and research of patellofemoral pain (PFP) to support clinical practice. Follow  #PFPManchester on twitter for updates from the conference.


Knee brace paper selected for OARSI 2015 Year in Review!

April 30 - May 2015

After presenting our research findings in Seattle at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) annual world congress, we are proud to say that our paper on knee braces was seletced for the OARSI 'Year in Review'. The Year In Review, delivered by internationally renowned research leaders, provides an overview of progress in key areas of osteoarthrits research. You can read our knee brace paper by clicking here