Organisation profile

Organisation profile

Based in the Avon Orthopaedic Centre at Southmead Hospital, the Academic Rheumatology Group is headed by Professor Jon Tobias.

Our main research focus is osteoporosis, in which we have a number of clinical, epidemiological and translational research programmes. We are affiliated to the MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Transitional Epidemiology based at Bristol's School of Social and Community Medicine.

Our funders and sponsors

Our research is supported by the following agencies:

  • The Wellcome Trust
  • Arthritis Research UK
  • National Osteoporosis Society
  • British Scoliosis Research Foundation


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