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Centre Investigators

Richard Eastell

Professor Richard Eastell

Director MCBR.
Causes and treatment of bone diseases.

Janet Brown

Professor Janet Brown

Understanding the impact of cancer on the skeleton and optimisation of prevention and treatment strategies.

Meena Balasubramanian

Dr Meena Balasubramanian

Understanding genetic aetiology and phenotypic variability in bone fragility and translational biology of bone disease.

Ilaria Bellantuono

Professor Ilaria Bellantuono

Professor in Musculoskeletal Ageing,
Molecular players in stem cell ageing.

Nick Bishop

Professor Nick Bishop

Professor of Paediatric Bone Disease,

Bone fragility and disease in children.

Andy Chantry

Dr Andy Chantry

Clinician Scientist,
Anabolic agents in myeloma bone disease.

Philippe Clezardin

Professor Philippe Clezardin

Professor in Bone Oncology, University of Sheffield.

Robert Coleman

Professor Robert Coleman

Professor of Medical Oncology,
Prevention and treatment of bone metastases.

Enrico Dall’Ara

Dr Enrico Dall’Ara

Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Multiscale Imaging at the Department of Human Metabolism.

Sarah Davis

Dr Sarah Davis

Health Economics Lead, Estimating the cost effectiveness of interventions for the prevention of fractures

Paul Dimitri

Dr Paul Dimitri

Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Deputy Director for the Medicines for Children Research Network (East),
The relationship between fat and bone in children and novel methods of bone imaging.

Colby Eaton

Dr Colby Eaton

Senior Lecturer,
Prostate cancer and bone cells interactions.

Alejandro Frangi

Professor Alejandro Frangi

Professor of Biomedical Image Computing, Extracting quantitative information from biomedical images and personalising through images physiological computational models with applications in diagnosis, treatment planning and interven-tional guidance.

Alison Gartland

Dr Alison Gartland

Senior Lecturer in Bone Biology,
Mechanisms of musculoskeletal diseases.

Peter Grabowski

Dr Peter Grabowski

Lecturer in Bone Biology,
Bone cell differentiation and function.

Paul Hatton

Professor Paul Hatton

Professor of Biomedical Engineering,
Medical devices and regenerative therapies.

Professor Dominique Heymann

Professor Dominique Heymann

Professor of Bone Oncology, Bone sarcoma, tumour niche and metastastic process

Ingunn Holen

Professor Ingunn Holen

Professor in Bone Oncology,
Cancer-induced bone disease.

David Hughes

Dr David Hughes

Consultant Histopathologist,
Understanding bone disease by morphology.

Aymen Idris

Dr Aymen Idris, MSc, PhD

Senior lecturer of musculoskeletal pharmacology.

Damien Lacroix

Professor Damien Lacroix

Professor of Mechanobiology, Understanding the adaptation of cells and tissues in response to loading using in silico modelling.

Claudia Mazzà

Dr Claudia Mazzà

Lecturer, Understanding the biomechanics of human movement.

Eugene McCloskey

Professor Eugene McCloskey

Lead of Musculoskeletal Priority Group,
Risk factors for bone diseases.

Gaynor Miller

Dr Gaynor Miller

Lecturer in Bone Biology,
Unravelling the molecular and cellular basis of muscle wasting.

Nicola Peel

Dr Nicola Peel

Consultant Physician, Diagnosis and monitoring of osteoporosis.

Amaka Offiah

Dr Amaka Offiah

Reader in Paediatric Musculoskeletal Radiology,
The optimisation of current techniques and development of novel methods of imaging the paediatric musculoskeletal system.

Penelope Ottewell

Dr Penelope Ottewell

Molecular mechanisms that drive breast cancer metastasis to bone and identification of therapeutic interventions.

Ishtiaq Rehman

Dr Ishtiaq Rehman

Lecturer in Bone Biology,
Prostate cancer metastasis to bone.

Henry Roehl

Dr Henry Roehl

Senior Lecturer,
Zebrafish musculoskeletal development.

Graham Russell

Professor Graham Russell

Professor of Musculoskeletal Pharmacology,

Pharmacology of drugs to improve treatment of bone disease.

Tim Skerry

Professor Tim Skerry

Professor of Orthopaedic Biology,
Response of the skeleton to exercise.

Marco Viceconti

Professor Marco Viceconti

Professor of Biomechanics, Understanding the biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system form the whole body down to the cell-tissue interaction.

Ilaria Bellantuono

Dr Jennifer Walsh

Senior Clinical Lecturer, Endocrine influences on bone metabolism.

Mark Wilkinson

Professor Mark Wilkinson

Professor of Orthopaedics,
Bone diseases and prosthetic joints.

Caroline Wilson

Dr Caroline Wilson

Breast cancer and bone metastasis.